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Rome, GA
A 19-year-old male asked:

two days post wisdom tooth extraction. no pain. no swelling. when should i stop worrying about dry socket? when will it appear if i do get it? thanks!

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Almost there: Continue the post op instructions given to you, and if you still feel great after another 24 to 36 hours, you've pretty much passed up a dry socket.

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Last updated Feb 4, 2018

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