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Question:
Back tooth extraction: One of my back bottom molars broke in half and exposed the old cavity area.

The x-ray showed a black pocket of infection around the roots. The tooth was extracted. Two days after the extraction, the pocket looks completely black (like it looked in the x-ray).

Is this normal and will it clear up soon? ...Visitor from Houston TX

Answer:
Blood clots often appear that way after an extraction.

Only your dentist can predict how quickly you will heal since food preferences and "eating behaviors" can affect the extraction site.

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