A 32-year-old female asked:
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Is it a painful procedure when the dentist has to insert the dry socket paste into the affected area?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not the paste: The drilling may hurt if not properly anesthesized but the paste won't.
Answered on Jan 7, 2018

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