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Should You Worry About Bleeding After Wisdom Tooth Removal?

A slight amount of bleeding is normal after a dentist has removed your wisdom teeth. However, are there any situations that should be concerning? Let’s take a look at some interesting professional advice.

– Your dentist will be able to handle any bleeding during the procedure.

– Applying pressure with a gauze pad will normally stop this bleeding.

– As blood will mix with saliva, it may appear worse than it actually is.

“Should you have any concerns about your amount of bleeding, don’t hesitate to reach out to your dentist.”

You can find a list of additional complications here:https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/what-are-the-potential-complications-of-wisdom-tooth-removal/

Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.

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