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Teethes pulled out, top left hand side of mouth, flap of skin coming out of gap. Solution?

I got three teeth pulled out in about Novemberish, its on the top left hand side of my mouth and there was still a gap, slit thing after the stiches and everything. Now recently there was a gooey substance coming out my tooth , and now i have this flap of skin coming out of the gap, and it does bug me when i talk. Do you know why or how it got there and how i can get rid of it?
Asked On : Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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Dentist 's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

From the description this can be healing socket or interdental papilla that came out after extraction ..
I would advice you to use warm saline gargles
Maintain a good oral hygiene .
use 0.2%chlorhexidine mouthwash solution twice daily .

As the extra mass remained is creating a problem you can visit the dentist and get it removed.

Answered: Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response

Thanks for posting your query.

From the description,its clear that the extraction socket has not healed properly.
Gooey substance is the discharge of abscess through the socket.
I would suggest you to gargle frequently using warm saline.
Betadine rinse can also be done.
Dressing using ZOE/IODOFORM GAUZE has to be done.
Complete course of antibiotics has to be taken.
Also get your blood-sugar level checked to monitor diabetes mellitus.
Please do visit your dentist to check whether any root piece or bone projection occurs at the extraction socket and get it removed.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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Dentist Dr. Latif's  Response
HI RESPECTED Geevenaujla, this is some ruptured gums flap or most probably it can be the attach gingiva and after extraction this must be removed , if you have this still then please visit a dentist and ask him to remove the excess mass . i am sure your issue will be resolved, regards,
Answered: Mon, 11 Mar 2013
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