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When does the dry socket paking come out?

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Dr. Michael Lebowitz answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Dry socket: Depending on the packing material used the time frame will vary. Most non resorbable material will migrate out in 7 to 10 day after surgery. Resorbable material are not removed.

Answered 9/14/2013

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Dr. Stephen Calendine answered

Specializes in Dentistry

On its own...: The socket heals from bottom up so the packing will fall out on its own.

Answered 9/15/2013

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