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From the socket where wisdom tooth removal was done there is a bad taste?

From the socket where wisdom tooth removal was done there is a bad taste?

Can be: There is a hole where the tooth was and it has to fill in. Sometimes food can get trapped there and leads to a bad taste...Follow instructions closely that you were given and if it continues go back to the oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Bad Taste (Definition)

Bad tastes is a symptom in which a person senses a bad taste when he is not eating or drinking bad-tasting foods. A bad taste can come from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) where stomach liquids make their way up to the throat, from some medicines, ...Read more


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What can cause bad taste in mouth after wisdom tooth extraction?

What can cause bad taste in mouth after wisdom tooth extraction?

EXT > bad taste?: Lots of possibilities: many patients just don't brush and floss as well after surgery, food decaying in socket, early infection, beginning of dry socket, etc. Make sure you are brushing and flossing adequately, rinsing after the first 24 hours and see your own dentist to check on healing. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have dry socket from wisdom tooth removal?

How do I know if I have dry socket from wisdom tooth removal?

Pain and bad taste: Dry sockets usually occur within 4-5 days following the removal of a tooth. Most dry sockets are associated with removal of teeth in the lower jaw and patients describe a foul taste accompanied with varying degrees of discomfort. If you are experiencing problems postoperatively your dentist or surgeon can advise you if you have a dry socket and provide treatment. ...Read more

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How likely are you to get dry socket 4 days after a wisdom tooth removal?

Very likely: For most people who develope dry sockets after tooth removal...Appears after a few days following the event. It doesn't happen immediately. That pain a few days after extraction is probably a dry socket. To help yourself go back and see the doctor who will pack in a sedative material in the hole. It may work the first time or take many visits. It could be something else...So go. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a dry socket post wisdom tooth removal to close?

It varies: The gum tissues should heal over the socket in a week or two, but the older you are, the longer it will take. ...Read more

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I'm 2 hours after upper left wisdom tooth removal. What are chances of dry socket?

Very slim: The pain typically starts about 2-3 days after the tooth was extracted. Other symptoms of dry socket include bad breath and an unpleasant smell. The most important thing you can do to prevent a dry socket is follow the post operative instructions by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Its been 135 hours since my wisdom tooth removal. What are the chances me met getting a dry socket? And can I eat anything i want like a burrito?

Its been 135 hours since my wisdom tooth removal. What are the chances me met getting a dry socket? And can I eat anything i want like a burrito?

Not likely now: The vast majority of dry sockets form sooner than 135 hours post-extraction. Unless you have compromised healing or clotting issues, you should be safe at this point. ...Read more

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What to do about dry socket after wisdom tooth removal question plus do I take my birth control pill?

What to do about dry socket after wisdom tooth removal question plus do I take my birth control pill?

Dry socket dressing : This dressing is typically changed every 24 to 48 hours, for 3 to 6 days. However, the exact frequency and duration is simply dictated by the patient's comfort requirements. Rec.: see your dentist/oral surgeon for evaluation, dressing or future instructions. You should continue with your birth control pills. ...Read more

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I have dry socket after wisdom tooth removal question plus do I take my birth control pill, any suggestions?

I have dry socket after wisdom tooth removal question plus do I take my birth control pill, any suggestions?

See your surgeon: Dry socket is the most common complication following removal of wisdom teeth. See your surgeon for diagnosis and dry socket treatment. You should be fine taking your birth control pills. ...Read more

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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more