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Tooth removal and eating

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Navikaur

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I had a upper left first molar removed today & I have an appointment in 3 weeks time to get my lower right premolar removed.

How long will the hole/gap for the upper left take to close?
I eat mainly on my right side so will it be okay for me to eat normally on my left side when I get my bottom right tooth removed?

Little Confusing lol
 
Gordon

Gordon

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Depends what you mean by "close"; to fully heal up you're talking months, to be effectively healed enough to chew on it; 3-4 days.

So the answer to your second question is "yes" :)
 
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