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how long after wisdom tooth extraction does dry socket develop

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Dry socket: It develops at any stage when the clot becomes dislodged and leaves the nerve endings and the bone unprotected. It is painful and must be attended to ... Read More
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Dr. Justin Zumstein
23 years experience Dentistry
48-72 hrs: A dry socket will present as intense/increasing pain typically 48 hours after a tooth extraction. It is caused by exposed bone in an area that has lo ... Read More
Dr. Justin Zumstein
23 years experience Dentistry
48-72 hrs: A dry socket will present as intense/increasing pain typically 48 hours after a tooth extraction. It is caused by exposed bone in an area that has lo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Aparnavalli Nayudu
22 years experience Dentistry
Typically, symptoms for a dry socket develop 2 to 4 days after a tooth extraction.: Dry socket is more common in people with diabetes, smokers and women who take birth Control pills. The pain typically starts about 2 days after the to ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Stop worrying: By now, you should be just fine. Continue being cautious with your activities and eating, but the chances of a dry socket are pretty much over.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Dry socket: At 10 days chances of dry socket are extremely low, unless you interfere with the healing process. For example do not abuse alcohol. Do not go poking ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Call Ur Surgeon: Your oral surgeon is best prepared to treat the dry socket with medications. Call the office for a follow up appointment.
A member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Varies: Extraction wound needs to heal, and that varies from patient to patien.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Cohen
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dry socket: If you have terrible pain 2 days or more after your surgery that is not relieved with prescription pain meds you probably have a dry socket or possibl ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Sorry but: There is no good answer that i could give you over the internet. I suggest that you continue to follow your dentist's instructions, take some otc pain ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Donley
53 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Be careful when eating or drinking during the first 24 hours. Definitely do not rinse during this time. Brush very gently on that side for a couple of ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Depends: That would be based on the difficulty and severity of the tooth removal, but usually 7 to 10 days is sufficient
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