I Had a Apicetomy About 2 Months Ago and my Gums Are Still Swollen and Still Sore, is This Normal?

Doctor Answers 3

Continued pain from apicoectomy


Usually pain subsides over a week- so it is certainly longer than it should be. It may indicate continued infection from its source.


dr. kazemi


Bethesda Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 reviews

Apicoectomy 2 Months Ago and Gums Still Sore

Get to your dentist ASAP and have an X-ray taken to see if there is still active infection.

Jay Neuhaus, DDS
New York Dentist

Apicoectomy sore gums

Generally healing should have occured to the point that the discomfort dissipated. Some infections are quite strong and may require a stronger antibiotic. Possibly an area adjacent to the site is affected, or the apicoectomy needs to be investigated.


These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.