What does a normal blood clot look like 5 days after wisdom teeth extraction?

I had my wisdom teeth removed 5 days ago. When I look at the lower extraction site I see white-skin and a dark line. Is that normal?? Just curious.

It’s a little difficult to really know what you are describing without seeing it but…
The white skin maybe dead surface tissue sloughing off. It will eventually be completely gone. (It may be food or debris stuck in the socket or even a disolvable suture).

The dark line maybe a blood clot. They are very dark red, but almost black-looking if you don’t shine a bright light on it.

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  1. It’s a little difficult to really know what you are describing without seeing it but…
    The white skin maybe dead surface tissue sloughing off. It will eventually be completely gone. (It may be food or debris stuck in the socket or even a disolvable suture).

    The dark line maybe a blood clot. They are very dark red, but almost black-looking if you don’t shine a bright light on it.
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