Spots along my gum are really starting to hurt and even peel. What’s the cause and is it common?
Q. Hi, so I have a question regarding my gums. The gum spots where I had my wisdom teeth removed a long while back are really hurting. I noticed they are raw where they started peeling a little, and its really a pain to chew food now. My co-worker said she has had a similar issue. What could be the cause of this? Is this a common thing, or do I need to be concerned?,
A. Hello, Thank you for you enquiry,how long ago did you have your extraction? Was there any complications with your extraction? I suggest you have your dentist check the site of the extraction area incase there is a underlying problem. Extraction sites can take up to 2 to 3 months to properly heal over.
Dr Mark Hughes
Harley Street Dental Studio
52 Harley Street, London W1G 9PY
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