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I have made an appointment with a dentist for next Thursday

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I have made an appointment with a dentist for next Thursday to discuss implants as I have 2 very loose front centre teeth. In fact, one of them has just fallen out and the other is likely to fall out over the weekend. I am happy to live with the gap until next Thursday but wonder whether I should carry out any additional routines to protect the gum/socket such as one does after a tooth extraction eg rinsing with salt water. I have no pain or any other problem with the gap.

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yes, rinsing with salt water 2-4 times a day would be a good idea.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Many thanks Dr David, I just wanted that reassurance.

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