The process is as follows:
- Within 24 hours blood clots form over the wound
- Days 2 to 3 should see swelling reduce
- After about 7 days the dentist will remove any stitches
After ten days, any soreness or stiffness should disappear and “any mild bruising on the face should heal” after a fortnight and you can read more at https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321657.php.