I had my wisdom tooth removed about two weeks ago and they had put dissolvable stitches. When I looked into my mouth today, the stitches are gone and there is a big hole there. Is that normal?
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Wisdom tooth removal is a surgical procedure that requires suturing. Suturing can be done with resorbable (dissolvable) or non-resorbable materials.
Yours is the dissolvable type as you have mentioned. The advantages of this type of suturing are:
So, you do not have to worry that your stitches are missing. It is very normal. Regarding the big hole that you have mentioned:
So, you need not have to worry.
Until then follow these steps:
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