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how long does it take for dry socket to heal

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Chan
19 years experience Dentistry
A very long time: Dry socket occurs when the blood clot that should be protecting to extraction site comes loose. This is very painful and does not heal readily by its ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
24 years experience Dentistry
"A while"...: Depending on how the dry socket is treated, (just waiting? Blood clot is still there or gone? Dry socket paste is placed already? Etc., etc...) this k ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Few days: You will start to feel better quickly after you have treatment and the pain should be gone if a few days. Follow the instructions of your dentist or ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Depends.: Dry sockets take longer to heal if you smoke. They do eventually heal on their own. It can take a few days or a few weeks. Seeing a dentist for care ... Read More
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