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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
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
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

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fay Gyapong
31 years experience Dentistry
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
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Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
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
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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.
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Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Vela
15 years experience Dentistry
Bad: Basically the clot that was supposed to form after tooth extraction is either never formed or removed....Both usually due to improper care. It's the e ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reubel
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pain: Severe pain 36 to72 hours after extraction and a foul smell from your mouth are typical signs.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. steven Present
43 years experience Dentistry
Pain: A dry socket usually develops 3-5 days post-operatively. There is constant pain which can be severe and a bad odor.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Dry socket: See your dentist for treatment and packing to protect the exposed bone.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Gretzula
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Clot falling out : If you look into the site where the tooth was pulled, you'll probably see a dry-looking opening. Instead of a blood clot, there will just be bone. The ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandra Jaquery
14 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
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
18 years experience Dentistry
Straw: Do not drink through a straw for the first 48 hours after they are removed. And this includes not drinking any alcohol also.
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