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A female asked:

Wisdom teeth removed 6 days ago. i may have disturbed the blood clot. am i guaranteed to get dry socket? what would the hole look like if i did?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 47 years experience
Not necessarily: Just to be sure, I would get back to the dentist/oral surgeon and be checked
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