I had a tooth extraction. Can you tell me what the sharp bits are in the hole?

Alex B. from Great Britain


After a tooth extraction there is a hole. In the hole there are often sharp pieces of bone left in there. As time goes on your body will re-shape the bone to be smooth. Has your dentist mentioned replacing your tooth? I would love to know what options he’s given you.

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