A 29-year-old male asked:
blood clot for lower wisdom tooth has fallen out within 48hrs. small amount of blood remains at bottom of socket. is this normal will i get dry socket?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Probably not: Probably not. If pain increases, likely a dry socket. In that case see doc who did extraction. Easy problem to treat.
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Pain Management 36 years experience
It is possible: Lower wisdom teeth that have been removed are more likely to develop dry socket. However, practicing good oral hygiene may prevent dry socket.
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Last updated Aug 30, 2018
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