Wisdom Tooth Hole Does Not Close?

The extraction of a wisdom tooth is a situation that generates tension before the surgical procedure. After surgery, some people are concerned if days after the intervention, the wisdom tooth hole does not close.

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2 types of Extraction and its management

1. The simple type is performed on teeth that have already erupted through the gum tissue and are visible. This is applied even in cases of infection or severe caries.

2. Surgical intervention is needed when the wisdom teeth do not erupt from the gums and or when the gums contain the remains of a visible tooth that has been fractured or cracked.

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The Healing Process

24 hours after the intervention, a blood clot forms over the wisdom tooth hole. This helps keep the hole free of bacteria and food debris. It also contributes to the formation of bone tissue.

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