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FAQ:  Extractions

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Pain after Tooth Extraction: I had a tooth pulled about a week ago. My dentist had to cut my gum in order to get the tooth out in pieces.

I am having discomfort after 8 days. Is this normal? I am also a Diabetic. ...Visitor from Columbiaville

There could be the complication of bone fragments migrating up through the gum tissue.

Root tip fragments are also known to occur during difficult extractions. If there IS a root tip fragment, it MUST be removed, otherwise infection could become deep seated in the jawbone.

A Periodontist with a CTscan device is the best resource for locating and removing root fragments.

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