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I had dry socket and it was treated 7days ago i still see the bone. No pain. Is it normal healing or turning into drysocket again? Or will it just heal

I had dry socket and it was treated 7days ago i still see the bone. No pain. Is it normal healing or turning into drysocket again? Or will it just heal

Wait: If pain comes back, the dry socket should be reviewed. The "bone' should start to be covered bu gum tissue. Shouldn't be a problem. ...Read more

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Can I fly 3 weeks after molar extraction? It did develope drysocket but was treated for 4 days now no pain just ache and healing yellow whitish stuff.

Can I fly 3 weeks after molar extraction? It did develope drysocket but was treated for 4 days now no pain just ache and healing yellow whitish stuff.

Yes: If it is not hurting you, yes it is safe to fly. A dry socket is when the blood clot was washed out of the socket and left the bone uncovered. Uncovered bone does not heal and hurts. If you are not hurting, then the bone has been covered enough for flying. ...Read more

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