What are signs of infection after having hemisection dental surgery?

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Signs of infection following hemisection dental surgery are similar to any tooth infection. Symptoms include:
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Fever
  • Drainage from suture site
It is not likely that you'll get an infection after your hemisection surgery if you follow all of your dentist's instructions for keeping your mouth clean. This may include rinsing your mouth with a special germ killing mouthwash.

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