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Can I Get A Dry Socket
I just took out my molar i was spitting a lot for the first 6 hours i stopped now since i found out its bad so im swallowing now can I get a dry socket?
Home tooth removal: Tooth loss often is attended with socket infections. A professional will not only remove a bad tooth but also treat the underlying bone and gum infection. Just removing the tooth does nothing for the rest of the story. Get an md/dds/dmd evaluation without delay. You are still infected and will not heal in a timely manner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I smoke weed through my nose can I still get a dry socket? will I know if I have/am going to have one? It's been 72 hours after surgery. 4 pulled
Probably Not: Wow ... you're pretty serious about smoking weed if you are willing to both inhale and exhale smoke only through your nose rather than just wait a week or two. It's not clear to me whether its something specific about cigarette smoke or any smoke that increases your risk for "dry socket". Talk to your oral surgeon about it. BTW Smoking is an unhealthy delivery method for any drug. ...Read more
Wisdom teeth out last thurs. Can i still get a dry socket? I have an infection already & just took my 1st dose of amox.
Average healing time is 7 days.: A dry socket usually revolves in a week as tissue fills in and covers the exposed bone however we often see dry sockets at 10-12 days. I personally had a dry socket for 2 weeks after a difficult wisdom tooth extraction in my early twenties. If you feel that you may have a dry socket, a visit to your surgeon or dentist is warranted. ...Read more
Yes: A dry socket can occur with the removal of any tooth, although in my practice, it is quite rare with removal of teeth in the upper jaw. Smoking, vigorous rinsing, spitting and drinking through a straw should be avoided immediately postop as these actions may increase the risk of dislodging the blood clot. ...Read more
Significant: A dry socket is infection that develops in the bone socket. The oral cavity is loaded with bacteria that can infect a socket that has lost its blood clot. It is best treated by careful debridement to remove the layer of infected bone and to restart bleeding that important in the development of a full socket blood clot. Perscription antibiotic and anti inflammatory medication is often indicated. ...Read more
It is possible: it is important to wait at least 72 hours before smoking after any dental extraction. You must realize that there are chemical toxins in cigarette smoke, which can delay the healing after a surgery, and even cause serious complications such as dry socket. Take this opportunity to stop smoking permanently. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had my wisdom teeth extracted 12 days ago. I think my blood clot came out on the bottom left. Is that bad? Will I get a dry socket?
No: dry sockets develop in the third or fourth day ...Read more
Dry Socket: Generally develops in the first 24-48 hours after the extraction. If you follow all the PO instructions you should not have a problem. As the socket matures and heals you will need to continue rinsing as the socket heals from the bottom up and if food gets trapped it can be uncomfortable. check with your dentist to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very unlikely: Dry sockets usually occur 2-4 days following the extraction. If you have any pain or problems, see the dentist who removed your tooth for an evaluation. ...Read more
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