U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Louisville, KY
A 35-year-old female asked:

How long does dry socket pain take to typically set in once the clot falls out?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Charles Lockhart
Dentistry 10 years experience
Soon: if clot rejected normally there will be discomfort and healing will be slow. There are treatments for discomfort such as dry socket paste placed by a dentist

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated May 8, 2018


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.