A 36-year-old member asked:
how long does dry socket pain usually last?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Arnold Malerman answered
52 years experience Orthodontics
Soon if treated: If you truly have a dry socket, where the clot has washed out of the socket where a tooth was removed, leaving bone exposed to the oral environment, prompt treatment will help eliminate quickly. Go back to the oral surgeon who performed the extraction. He can medicate and seal off the socket which will give you quick relief.
Answered on Oct 22, 2016
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