Tooth extraction hole is green. No i am seeing yellowgreenish color inside the socket kinda looks like a scab. Since the green mucus is appearing from the wisdom teeth extraction hole there is a good likelihood that you are affected by some sort of teeth infection. Customer reply replied 7 years ago. This condition is called dry socket.
A tooth extraction infection is generally painful for a day or two of getting the tooth extracted and sometimes the pain might be accompanied with a low grade fever increased swelling of the jaw gums or face. That is not a normal color for an extraction socket. Most simple extractions should heal within 7 to 10 days. In some cases discoloration of the skin follows swelling.
Ask your own dental question. Usually a tooth that had an infection before it was pulled can result in an infection after tooth extraction. Katz dentist dds or equivalent replied 7 years ago. The time it takes the hole to close depends on the tooth that was extracted and how traumatic the extraction was.
Its the most common complication of tooth extraction. After a tooth extraction proper aftercare is vital as it helps promote clotting and protect the extraction site during the healing process. Next morning you can see the rather large hole is looking a bit sore and inflamed in the mirror. The development of black blue green or yellow discoloration is due to blood spreading beneath the tissues.
After a tooth has been extracted a hole is left behind the space that housed the missing tooth in the jaw bone. Tooth extraction is a very common procedure but for both types of extraction infection is a possibility. This infection may not have necessarily arisen as a result of the teeth extraction process. Why your tooth socket turned black after a tooth extraction youve been to the dentist for a tooth extraction and sent home with the care instructions.
Extracting a tooth is usually the last resort especially if the tooth cannot be saved.