I had the root of a bottom tooth extracted a week ago which was accidently left in my jaw by the dentist after he took the tooth out 2 months ago. He had to dig it out but got it OK. Had three injections to kill the pain and since I have developed a large black / purple bruise outside my mouth on my chin below the cavity (about 4 cm across and 6 cm down to the bottom of my jaw). It's not sore and the gum seems to be healing fairly well but is really ugly and bigger than I thought it should be. The dentist says it happens sometimes from the injection I had inside my bottom lip. Is that right? I am having doubts about the dentist since he left the root in by 'mistake'
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