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Alvogyl dry socket

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mrugesh Dalal
Specializes in Dentistry
Followup is needed.: Alvogyl paste has a antisptic & a analgesic & ananesthetic component.When you have a dry socket,this paste may help calm down the pain,& l... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
3-5 days: The Alvogyl adheres well to the bone and protects the socket. The medication remains for 3-5 days as the socket heals. The dressing of a socket with ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fay Gyapong
Dentistry 32 years experience
Alvogyl: After being treated with Alvogyl for a dry socket, you should be able to resume your normal activities with relative comfort. Follow the post care in... Read More
Dr. Robert Mokbel
Dentistry 43 years experience
Don't disturb it: When the dressing was placed the dentist packed the socket so you should avoid brushing it away or poking at the socket, the pain will slowly go away,... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Let it be: The medication placed in your socket was to relieve pain until your socket started healing. No pain means you do not have to replace the Alvogyl.
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 52 years experience
No: Your surgeon's treatment and medication have treated your dry socket. Follow his post op instructions and allow the extraction site time to heal. Of c... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. steven Present
Dentistry 44 years experience
Pain: A dry socket usually develops 3-5 days post-operatively. There is constant pain which can be severe and a bad odor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandra Jaquery
Cosmetic Dentistry 15 years experience
A dental visit: The socket needs to be cleaned from bacterial debri and medication applied and stiches to hold it in. Antibiotics will be needed also.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Poczatek
Dentistry 19 years experience
Straw: Do not drink through a straw for the first 48 hours after they are removed. And this includes not drinking any alcohol also.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
41 years experience
Yes: The main issue with a dry socket under treatment is to not disturb or displace any dressings that have been placed there. While no dentist would recom... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Shank
Dentistry 14 years experience
Clove oil: If you can't get in to a dentist, try cleaning it out and then using a bit of clove oil. Having osteoporosis really doesn't make any difference when i... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dapper
Dentistry 37 years experience
Depends: Dry sockets are not usually a result of an infection but dislodging of a blood clot exposing the bone within the socket.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kraig Stetzer
22 years experience
Dry Socket: Dry sockeet occurs when the healing blood clot and granulation tissue comes out of the socket and the socket bone is exposed. Literally becoming a dr... Read More
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