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Dental Hygiene

Pulled tooth

02/21/2007

Question:

Had a tooth pulled a week ago and am haveing some slit to bad pain still i have white spots on my gum where tooth was and on side of toung also have a metal tast in mouth what could this be.

Answer:

You should have the dentist that extracted the tooth check the site for any remaining infection.

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Response by:

Wendy  J Moore, RDH, EFDA, BS, MS Wendy J Moore, RDH, EFDA, BS, MS
Clinical Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University