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Thursday, June 20, 2013
I have a hole in my gum.
I have all my teeth out on bottom i just noticed I have a hole in gum ...will it heal it self? or do I need medicine?
Fresh extraction sockets look like holes. They should disappear with soft tissue maturation and resorption of the underlying bone. This may take a couple of weeks.
Binnaz Leblebicioglu, DDS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Periodontology
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University