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Can You 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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dry Socket?: Possible? Yes. Likely? No. Usually patients become aware of a problem 2 to 4 days after the extraction. ...Read more
I had my tooth taken out a week ago today. i have just woke up to a big red/black lump in my mouth which was the blood clot. Will I get dry socket?
Possible, but not as: Likely since the protective blood clot is covered with mucosa. If the sutures come loose & one chews or rinses too vigorously, the clot may be dislodged & food & bacteria can enter & infect the bone. Follow oral surgeon's advice for post-op care. Return if pain worsens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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