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I need to know how do you know if you have a dry socket?

I need to know how do you know if you have a dry socket?

Severe pain: Following an extraction, especially if it's worse 2-4 days following the extraction and does not improve with time. It's easily remedied by your dentist. If unsure, it's always better to have your dentist see you right away. ...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 need to know how do you know if you have dry socket?

Dry Socket: It is the worst pain you can imagine and it will not allow you to sleep. Please see your dentist. ...Read more

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Is there an effective way to determine if you have a dry socket?

Pain: If you are having pain a few days after an extraction, it is probably a dry socket. Go back to your surgeon and he will most likely dress it. ...Read more

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How to tell if you have a dry socket or infection after wisdom teeth removal?

Dry socket: The only way to tell for sure is to have the extraction site examined. See your dentist or oral surgeon for an examination. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have 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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How can I know if you have 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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How to determine if I have 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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Is there a way to know if I have a dry socket?

Dry socket : There are risks associated with teeth removal like with any other surgery. The dry socket is the most common complication that characterized by dull, aching pain and a bad smell or taste coming from the empty tooth socket. See your dentist for post-op evaluation and dry socket treatment if needed. ...Read more

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