Dry socket

What is Dry socket?

It is also called as alveolitis sicca dolarosa. It occur due to the dislodgement of the blood clot from the extraction socket leading to inflammation of the bone. The pain will be severe seen in first 3 days after extraction.

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Hi I had a wisdom tooth extraction 2 days ago. The dentist put stitches after he was done. I did was not told what to do and what not to do, so I...

doctor1 MD

Hello there... we advice the patients not to rinse for the next 12 hours so as to prevent the dis-lodgement of the clot.... Sine you have already...

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i think i have dry sockes i just got 4 teeth removed today at like 9;30am and its 10;52pm i kept the gauze in my mouth tel my face was not num at...

doctor1 MD

Thank you for the query .
usually it takes 2 to 3 days for the formation of dry socket . you have placed gauze for almost 13 hrs and also...

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i had my second molar removed on the lower right part of my jaw it developed a dry socket so my dentist applied dry socket paste and stitched it...

doctor1 MD

As you said that there's a Dry socket and wound us now dressed. Actually Dry socket is nothing but the infection of the extraction socket...

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