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How long does it take for the area where the tooth was extracted to fully heal and when is it safe to chew on that side of your mouth again?

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2005-12-19 03:06:39
2005-12-19 03:06:39

No one online is going to be able to tell you how long something on YOUR body will heal! Healing speed depends on your age and your overall general health. Regarding when its safe to chew on that side of your mouth again, I would say when the wound has fully healed. You don't want food to get into the wound and infect it. ~ T

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