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How would you describe the bad taste that comes from a dry socket?

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Dr. Behram Dalal
Dentistry 31 years experience
Could be a: Putrid taste / smell. Generally the complaint is severe pain. Consult with your dentist or oral surgeon for appropriate treatment.

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What is the bad taste from a dry socket be described as?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Rotting food: Rotting or decaying food or tissue.

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