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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Grimm
25 years experience Dentistry
Relief: Noting but time can "heal" a dry socket, unfortunately.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Large dose: That is a high dose. Probably not since I don't know your weight, other medications and other medical factors. A dry socket can be treated with local ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
No: You should be seeing the dentist/oral surgeon who extracted the tooth for dry socket treatment. It is a fairly simple procedure and will do wonders in ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Find a dentist: The surgeon should have arranged emergency coverage. Call the office number. You may have lost your packing, need a repack, or have an infection. If y ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
42 years experience Periodontics
PO pain: If you are sure the tooth was the problem then it is probably sinus. If it was not that tooth, it could be another or non dental pain
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Loss of clot: From excessive rinsing, smoking, drinking alcohol, and certain medical conditions can lead to what is known as a dry socket.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Chan
20 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but very slowly: You are much better off returning to the dentist who did the extraction to have it treated. Dry socket is very painful precisely because it is not hea ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
41 years experience Dentistry
Significant: A dry socket is infection that develops in the bone socket. The oral cavity is loaded with bacteria that can infect a socket that has lost its blood c ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
Treatment:: local treatment ( dressing) or packing the socket) can be provided by a dentist, and a general medication such as antibiotics can help with the infect ... Read More
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