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Doctor insights on: Dry Socket Complications

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I'm curious about extraction complications asides from dry socket?

I'm curious about extraction complications asides from dry socket?

Nothing else: Other than dry socket can happen,Aside from slight soreness ,or pain the same day or the day after.nothing else can happen providing you maintain good oral hygiene . ...Read more

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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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I had extraction of mouler with complication whilst and after removing now got dry socket and gum has just burst and bone popped up with lots of blood

Dry Socket: If your extraction was relatively recent (under a couple of weeks) i suggest that you return to the treating doctor so that the area may be treated to facilitate a more comfortable healing process. If it is a "dry socket" the healing process may take a bit longer but you are able to attain comfort with some additional care by you and the doctor. ...Read more

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I extracted 2 wisdom teeth 8 days ago. No complications. Is it safe to smoke or can a dry socket still develope ?

No no no: You did not learn. It is never ever ever safe to smoke. You won't see the bad effects immediately except for the social shunning you will have to endure from your former friends. The shortness of breath and difficulty exercising will be subtle at first and then the serious diseases such as emphysema and lung cancer will show up and you'll regret it and promise to change but too late ... ...Read more

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What is "dry socket"?

Bad: Basically the clot that was supposed to form after tooth extraction is either never formed or removed....Both usually due to improper care. It's the exposure of bone and great pain follows. http://www.animated-teeth.com/dry-sockets/a1-dry-sockets.htm should help you with all the info. ...Read more

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Signs of a dry socket?

Dry socket or not?: Dry socket has two simple signs: 1 aching, throbbing pain in the gum or jaw. 2. Horrible taste and smell in your mouth. Since dry socket occurs exclusively following a dental extraction, no extraction--no dry socket. ...Read more

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What is a dry socket?

Dry socket: Is painful complication following tooth extraction. Helpful home remedy for pain is clove oil. ...Read more

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How long does dry socket last?

How long does dry socket last?

Varies: A dry socket is relatively easily treated by a dentist who can place medication into the socket, usually every 2-3 days until healing resumes and the pain subsides. This can take one visit or many depending upon the medical conditions, the difficulty of the extraction, and whether or not an infection was present. Relief usually begins within hours of placement of the medication. ...Read more

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What could cause a dry socket?

After extraction: If the blood clot which forms in the socket is lost - then you can develop what is known as a dry socket. They are very painful and need to be professionally treated. ...Read more

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What will lead to a dry socket?

Unknown: The cause of dry socket is not completely known. The general hypothesis used are: bone tissue that's been traumatized during the extraction and tissue activators that cause the blood clot to disintegrate. The lack of blood clot in socket and exposed alveolar bone is a factor not a cause. ...Read more

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