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Can you become infected after you have had a wisdom tooth out if you do become infected what can you do?


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2012-12-20 14:59:58
2012-12-20 14:59:58

Contact your dentist at once. They will recommend a course of treatment that may include anti-biotic. Do this NOW. That can be a serious infection.


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