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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Calvert
36 years experience Dentistry
Sounds ok: Since you are not having any pain, it sound like you are healing fine. I wouldn't worry about any spots unless they get painful or inflamed. It takes ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Upadya
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: Warm salt water is always good to help areas heal in the mouth, including dry sockets... Just not for the first 24 hours after surgery...
Dr. Joseph Wineman
40 years experience Dentistry
Healing extraction: You are doing everything you can. Prevent any food from getting stuck in the extraction site. Gently brush the adjacent teeth. You should be ok.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Dry socket: As you describe your symptoms you do not have a dry socket. With a dry socket you loose the healing blood clot and have intense pain. Follow the ins ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Not OK: Tooth extraction is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, bad breath and infection following surgery is usually at its ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience Dentistry
Should be OK: 7 days is past the risk window for a dry socket. Significant pain and a foul taste are indications of that post-extraction complication. Depending on ... 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Dry socket: Is painful complication following tooth extraction. Helpful home remedy for pain is clove oil.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
36 years experience Dentistry
Dry socket: When a extraction site heals too fast from the top down this can occur. It is better to heal from the bottom of the socket first and gradually work it ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Dry sockets heal themselves, but having your dentist place medicated dressings in the socket will make the process less painful. No need to suffer whe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
It depends: It is going to depend on how bad was the infection or how difficult was the surgery, it may last a few weeks, the main thing is to take your antibioti ... Read More
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