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Doctor insights on: Can You Drink Alcohol With A Dry Socket

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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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I just got 2 dry sockets filled with the dressing today. Is it safe to drink alcohol in a few days?

I just got 2 dry sockets filled with the dressing today. Is it safe to drink alcohol in a few days?

Prevent Dry Socket: Try not to lodge food in the dry socket areas. A drink or two are not contraindicated, but let the extraction sites heal. ...Read more

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Can you drink alcohol with an open socket?

Can you drink alcohol with an open socket?

Maybe: Be careful if you are on pain medications. The alcohol will not affect the socket. ...Read more

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Can you drink liquor if you have a packed dry socket?

Alcohol/dry socket: You can drink alcohol when you have a dry socket packed. However this , ay impair your ability to prevent any action that would dislodge the packing. Also if you were taking an antibiotic, it may not be as effective with alcohol consumption, . ...Read more

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I had a tooth extracted four days ago and I was wondering if I can eat normal foods and drink soda , also should I still be concerned about dry socket?

Soda & extractions: After extraction, a blood clot forms to protect the underlying bone. Your dentist advises you to minimize trauma to the area to allow the clot to cover the bone minimizing the chance of dry socket. At four days, the extraction site is still in need of gentle care so follow the post-op instructions for eating and drinking. If you want to drink soda, it is never wise to use a straw. ...Read more

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Can you drink with a dry socket?

Can you drink with a dry socket?

Dry socket: A dry socket is an extraction site that has lost its clot. The bare bone is exposed causing pain. It will eventually heal with or without dental treatment. Drinking alcohol and mixing pain medication is never a good idea. Alcohol is never the answer to fixing a problem. ...Read more

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Can you drink fizzy drink with dry socket?

If the dry socket: Has been / is being treated, then it would be okay to drink it. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dry Socket (Definition)

Occurs when there is a complication in the healing after a tooth extraction. It is an inflammation of the bone where a tooth was removed and the blood clot was lost, exposing the bone. Produces a foul ...Read more


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