A 25-year-old female asked:
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had one of my upper wisdom teeth pulled just over 24 hours ago and i'm noticing that part of whatever is covering the hole is coming loose. am i going to develop a dry socket? i'm not in any pain as it's still over the hole hanging on by one side.

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Blood Clot: It is most likely the blood clot that formed following the extraction. Do not play with it and do not gargle or disturb it.
Answered on Jun 22, 2019
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