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Healing after implant placement, how long?

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fortcon

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Sep 15, 2010
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On the 5th I had my 2nd premolar extracted and an implant placed.

I had stitches all the way up my gum, the last of which fell out on Monday. I’ve still got some swelling on my gum along where the stitches were all the way up.How long should I expect swelling and give my gums to heal?

I saw my surgeon this past Friday to snip an annoying dangling stictch and he didn’t mention anything, and I didn’t think anything of the swelling as it was still a only week out from surgery.
 
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Gordon

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You might get a better answer from your dentist, since they've actually got more information on what was done during the surgery. It's (partly) what you're paying them for.
 
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