going on 10 weeks now. dental implant on 4/1 and infection set in. on my third type of antibiotic and now i have 2 q-tip size holes in my upper gum, going on 2 weeks and no end in sight. surgeon doesn't seem worried. 500mg amoxicillin 3x/day and infection is still draining. should I be seeking another opinion? stronger antibiotics? anything? getting scared! thnx!!!
14 Jun 2010
By all means seek a second opinion if you are concerned.
However you should be reassured that your surgeon is not worried.
Infections can take a while to heal and you may just need to ride it out and wait until the wound starts healing.
Talk to your surgeon about your concerns.
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