A 47-year-old member asked:
Could dry socket be the reason behind my bad breath and repulsive taste?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 54 years experience
Yes, but..........: Absolutely! but there are a host of other possible causes. Infection is another possible one. See your dentist asap for an evaluation and appropriate treatment.
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Specializes in Prosthodontics
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Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 18 years experience
More info needed: More information is needed. Did you have a tooth extracted a few days ago? If so, yes it can cause the problems you are having. Dry socket is a quick and easy fix. See your dentist.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 1, 2016
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