I just had all four of my wisdom teeth removed this last thursday. Everything went fine, and all seems to be healing well.
Today, out of curiosity, I decided to look at the lower extraction sites, just to see what they look like. I noticed that there is literally an open hole where tooth was extracted. I don't know if my gums were supposed to cover this hole or not, but it's wide open. Anything could get caught in there.
Does anyone know if this is normal? My stitches have mostly dissolved already, and like I said, I haven't had any pain or swelling (so it can't be a dry socket).
I am just a little nervous about this. I don't want to have a hole in my mouth forever that food is going to get caught in! HELP?