Should I go back to dentist in Mexico for follow up appointment? Six days ago had extract, implant and Bone Graft on tooth 19
6 months ago
Stitches appear to have dissolved and have very little, if any pain. Area is just a bit tender. Concern is a flap of skin (it almost feels as if it's on a hinge) that I can place tongue under and lift. I also feel particles from time to time that i assume is bone graft material in mouth. I have two days of antibiotics left and dentist told me to return in three months unless problems arrive. Don't think there is any infection but who knows?
Doctor Answers 1
It sounds as if things are healing normally, but if you have concerns the dentist should be willing to see you for a follow up. You've made an investment in the implant and bone grafting. If the implant were to fail you would be stuck paying for it twice.
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