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Please tell me if you can get a dry socket after a week?

Please tell me if you can get a dry socket after a week?

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

Dry Socket (Definition)

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


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Can i get dry socket after a week?

dry socket: A dry socket does not usually start causing symptoms until about 4 days following an extraction and lasts about 2 weeks. Your dentist can pack the socket with a medicated material that will ease the pain. You may also need an analgesic to help out. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get dry socket after a week?

Yes, it is possible: It is possible to develop a dry socket after one week, but it is on the late side. See your surgeon/dentist for post-op eval. ...Read more

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I got my wisdom teeth out a week ago and the bottom one opened back up today. Is it still possible get a dry socket?

After a week the : Socket is likely stable enough that a "dry socket" is quite unlikely. The condition is usually found on day 3-4 after surgery and relates to lower back teeth almost exclusively. Please don't be too concerned and continue to rinse and care for the area as instructed by your surgeon. You should be fine. Good luck! ...Read more

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Possible to get dry socket after 2 weeks?

Of course: Dry socket after tooth extraction is one of the most dreaded tooth extraction complications. The severe pain typically starts about 3-4 days after the tooth was extracted, but you can have a dry socket after 2 weeks. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get dry socket over a week after tooth extraction?

Is it possible to get dry socket over a week after tooth extraction?

Dry Socket?: Possible? Yes. Likely? No. Usually patients become aware of a problem 2 to 4 days after the extraction. ...Read more

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Can get a dry socket after 8 days of my molar being pulled?

Can  get a dry socket after 8 days of my molar being pulled?

Unlikely : Developing a "Dry Socket" after 8 days is highly unlikely, but you could have an infection. Call your dentist or oral surgeon to be professionally evaluated and treated if necessary. It is also possible that you may still be sore even 8 days after your extractions, if the surgery was a difficult one. Good luck! ...Read more

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