East Orange, NJ
A 65-year-old male asked:
What stops bleeding after tooth extraction if the dry socket (dislodging of blood clot) occurs the first day?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dry Socket: Dry socket occurs after the bleeding has stopped and the blood clot in the socket has been dislodged, leaving exposed bone.
15 viewsReviewed Dec 30, 2020
Dentistry 55 years experience
TEA BAG: Bite on a tea bag rapped in gauze. The ingredients in the tea help to clot the blood .Also put pressure on extraction site by biting on gauze and changing it every 20 minutes. If you have a dry socket see your dentist to place dry socket paste in extraction site.
15 viewsAnswered Dec 29, 2020
Last updated Dec 30, 2020
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