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Foul taste in mouth after tooth pulled?
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Dr. Mark Bornfeld
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Putrefaction...
The contents of a recent tooth extraction socket is the "perfect storm" for bad smell: warmth, moisture, bacteria, and abundant fermentable organic debris, blood clot, and exuding serous exudate.
Every recent extraction smells and tastes bad until the natural healing process allows the wound to close over, bringing resolution to the problem.

In brief: Putrefaction...
The contents of a recent tooth extraction socket is the "perfect storm" for bad smell: warmth, moisture, bacteria, and abundant fermentable organic debris, blood clot, and exuding serous exudate.
Every recent extraction smells and tastes bad until the natural healing process allows the wound to close over, bringing resolution to the problem.
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
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Dr. PRADIP SHAH
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: FLOSS
Tooth brush three times, listerin mouth wash.

In brief: FLOSS
Tooth brush three times, listerin mouth wash.
Dr. PRADIP SHAH
Dr. PRADIP SHAH
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