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Extraction site looks white after 3 days
I have removed my upper wisdom tooth removed on Thursday. It's been 4 days today. I just saw the extraction site and it looks white color and reddish black inside. And the surrounding gums is white in color. The gums are swollen and white in color. No swelling on cheeks side. Is it normal? Does it Indicate dry socket? Is the gum looking white color is normal?
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It seems to very much normal do not think of dry socket or any other complications unless u have unbearable pain
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Just Wait and Watch or Salt water gargle
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Maintin Good Oral hygiene especially in extracted site
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Hello Condition looks like normal healing. Visit your dentist again after 7 days for a review
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warm salt water gargling will help
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soft diet is important oral hygiene is most important
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It is normal
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Dry socket occur within 3 days of extraction... N u may infect ur extraction site by checking it again n again... Healing tissue has to go various stages... U should only be worried only if u feel severe pain as mild pain is likely for next 1 week..
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The granulation tissue which is appearing whitish in colour at extracted site will convert into normal gingival appearance in a few days. Keep doing warm salt water gargling 5-7 times/day.
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Dry socket is an extremely painful condition where the gum does not cover the bone and raw bone is exposed leading to excruciating pain, a white layer is a stage in the healing process and as long as there is no pain , there is no need to worry
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Continue warm salt water gargles 3-4 times a day to keep the wound clean
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Avoid chewing on hard things for another few days
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