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A 24-year-old female asked:

So i had my tooth taken out 96 hours ago but i don't see a blood clot just white stuff and a little bit of pain should i be worried? i don't want dry

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Dry socket: You are most likely fine and shouldn't worry about getting a dry socket. Follow directions from your dentist and if something changes or worsens, contact your dentist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
OK: You should be OK. Follow your Dentist's instructions the letter. Pain should diminish a little more every day. If concerned, see your Dentist for post-surgical evaluation.

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