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Soft tissue grafts



how painful is it


It is difficult to estimate the level of pain since it is subjective. Most of our patients have complaints for 2 days or so after surgery, and the site that we take the tissue from is more painful.  They basically compare and find similarity to a pain experienced after one burns his mouth with hot pizza.

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Binnaz   Leblebicioglu, DDS, MS, PhD Binnaz Leblebicioglu, DDS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Periodontology
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University