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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 3 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