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Is it possible to get dry socket twice on the same wisdom tooth

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Treva Lee
Dr. Treva Lee answered
36 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but unlikely.: If the clot has been disturbed , a dry socket post-extraction can occur...Especially in smokers. Usually a medicated dressing is changed every other d ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Very unlikely: Once treated the first time, then it is very unlikely. If there are still issues from the removal of the wisdom tooth, then see an oral surgeon.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Dyess
38 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dry socket unlikely: The occurrence of dry sockets after wisdom tooth extraction is one of the more feared complications. The breakdown of the blood clot that naturally fo ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Wineman
40 years experience Dentistry
Top wisdom teeth: Have to say upper wisdom teeth removal is pretty easy/routine. As your cheek will cover the extraction site, it is less likely that you will get a dr ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Hanley
43 years experience Orthodontics
Not very: Dry socket usually occurs in the first few days following tooth extraction. It is caused by losing the blood clot in the tooth socket and the bacteria ... Read More
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Dr. Earl Sandroff
43 years experience Dentistry
Very likely: For most people who develope dry sockets after tooth removal...Appears after a few days following the event. It doesn't happen immediately. That pain ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
IMHO: My experience is that dry sockets occur when there is unresolved infection associated with either the tooth or soft tissue associated with the tooth. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Blood Clotting: Excedrin contains aspirin which can prevent clotting. That being said, your normal clotting time for an extraction is 7 to 10 minutes, so by the time ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably not: Probably not. If pain increases, likely a dry socket. In that case see doc who did extraction. Easy problem to treat.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Almost there: Continue the post op instructions given to you, and if you still feel great after another 24 to 36 hours, you've pretty much passed up a dry socket.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Dry socket: Dry socket occurs when the clot in an extraction site washes out and the bone in the site becomes exposed to bacteria-containing oral fluids. The les ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Dry socket: Usually occurs in first 2-3 days after extraction. If you're scared, go back to the Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon who treated you for a post-sur ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
Non tooth pain?: Check back with your dentist or consider seeing a specialist in facial pain if the dentist finds nothing wrong. You can find a specialist at www.Aaop ... Read More

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