The roots of upper back teeth often extend into the sinus, and a communication of the mouth and to the sinus may exist following extractions in these regions. The opening is usually temporary and closes as the extraction heals. When you drink fluids, liquid may accumulate in the sinus and may be discharged from the nose. The discharge is often discolored by blood, and this occurrence is normal.
To allow the opening to close normally and prevent complications, please follow the instructions listed below:
If you have any questions, please call the office prior to your next visit.