How long should stitches last
most surgeons use resorbable sutures.
Most surgeons use resorbable sutures.
Depending upon the type of suture used, it can take anywhere from 1 to several weeks to resorb. If you find that a piece of suture is loose and annoying, then you should visit your dentist to have it removed, or at least trimmed back.
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Remove if still there in 1 week
Minor issue. Don't worry. If it is desolvable suture material, it will come out in a few more days. If not, then call your surgeon, and they will remove it if it is still there a week from now.
Stitches for oral surgery
sometimes stitches are kept for longer than 2 weeks depending on proceduresJust keep the site clean The next time you see your surgeon they will take it out If you are concerened, make an appointment to see him/ her sooner