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Can you fly in an airplane after a tooth extraction

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Can you fly in an airplane after a tooth extraction?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Cameron replied 8 years ago.
Hi, yes, you can certainly fly in an airplane after a tooth extraction. There is no contraindications. It only becomes an issue if you have an abscess or an abnormal pocket of air which might expand after take off. But if the tooth is gone, there is no problem.

Bon voyage!

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