The Danger Of Being Late Removing The Stitches On The Teeth?

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Good afternoon, r nI have a question. So one week ago, my teeth were pulled out and then sewn, the doctor said that this week the stitches would be removed as well as control after they were removed. But this week the doctor was unable to attend, is it safe for the stitches on my gums, or can the stitches come off on their own because it’s been more than a week? I got scared. R nThank you for the response

1 Answer:

Hello Novapry,

Actually, being a few days late to remove the stitches is not a problem. However, if it is too long, it is feared that the stitches can be slightly covered in growing tissue, and will make it difficult to open the stitches in the future. Also feared of infection or other side effects and being given treatment too late. Usually, if the doctor says that the stitches are removed, the sutures do not use threads that can fuse with the tissue and must be removed. You can reschedule your visit as soon as possible so that it can be handled immediately. The rest you don't have to worry about.

If there are other complaints before the appointment with the dentist or the schedule is too long, you should ask for a second opinion from another dentist. The suggestions will be adjusted according to the state of your teeth.

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dr. Mega

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