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Unlikely: Dry socket (alveolar osteitis) would be unusual if you had no pain after the extraction. If you had it it may last that long but this is not common. ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Rotskoff
46 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
On occasion: You may need another dressing in the socket. Rather than another dry socket you may have a slow healind area after the extraction.
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Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
9 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely YES: Yes!
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Yes you can if dislodging the blood clot that forms inside the socket and therefore disturbing the healing process, dry socket can happen again bad a ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
45 years experience Dentistry
Yes: The typical presentation of a dry socket is one in which the blood clot has dislodged from the socket. However, dry socket is really just an inflammat ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
Not Usually : Dry socket is a condition that occurs when residual infection causes the blood clot to fail exposing the bone. If you experience pain after the initia ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Eidman
37 years experience Dentistry
Delayed dry socket..: It would be unusual to develop a dry socket 10 days post-op, but not impossible. Typically a dry socket would develop on day 2, or day 3. By day 10, t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. LaMont Gee
51 years experience Dentistry
dry socket: A dry socket does not usually start causing symptoms until about 4 days following an extraction and lasts about 2 weeks. Your dentist can pack the so ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Dental evaluation: Severe pain, generally 2-3 days following the extraction of a tooth, when there was less pain prior, is a typical indication of a dry socket. Loss of ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See this:: http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/dry-socket-symptoms-and-treatment.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Possible: It is possible to have a dry socket 2 weeks after an extraction it it typically occurs sooner than this. An infection can happen in this time period ... Read More

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