How long does it take for the skin sutures to dissolve?
White skin sutures are dissolvable, blue or black ones have to be removed after about 6 – 8 days. The white skin sutures dissolve in 1 or 2 weeks. If they would still be in the skin after 2 weeks they will easily break when you pull with your fingers.
How long does it take for the sutures in the mouth to dissolve?
That normally takes 5 – 7 weeks. If they would still be in your mouth after 7 weeks you can easily remove them just by pulling as they will immediately break.
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