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signs of a dry socket?

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Dr. Steven Reubel
40 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pain: Severe pain 36 to72 hours after extraction and a foul smell from your mouth are typical signs.
Answered on Apr 4, 2020

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