How long after tooth extraction for gum to heal?

How long should it take for the area around an extracted tooth to heal properly? It has been two weeks since I had my tooth extracted but it still feels sensitive.
Having a tooth extracted is like breaking your arm. If you break your arm the bone takes approximately 8 weeks to heal in a cast. Your jaw bone is similar and could take up to 8 weeks to heal but generally takes less. Being sensitive after 2 weeks is common. You should call your dentist and let them know in case they want to check it. Dr. Lemongello
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