Doctor Q&A for Dr. Eric Kahn
A 71-year-old female asked:
I had my left lower wisdom tooth pulled two days ago. the clot seems to have disappeared but i have no pain. is a dry socket in my future in next few days? what can i do now to prevent dry socket?
Dry socket: No smoking, no spitting. Irrigate with saline. Not likely to develop into dry socket.
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A female asked:
Wisdom teeth extracted a week ago. surgeon says i am healing very well and should continue the salt water rinses. how long do i keep doing the rinses?
Keep site clean: You want to keep surgical site free of food and debris until healed. Salt water okay as is mouth wash. NO SMOKING...As sites heal they will be less ... Read More
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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