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Does foul taste in mouth mean dry socket?

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In brief: Not necessarily

A dry socket will present as intense/increasing pain typically 48 hours after a tooth extraction.

In brief: Not necessarily

A dry socket will present as intense/increasing pain typically 48 hours after a tooth extraction.
Dr. Justin Zumstein
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Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics

In brief: See a dentist/doc

Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash.
If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a dentist to evaluate for a tooth abscess.

In brief: See a dentist/doc

Brush, floss, and use a listerine-type mouthwash.
If the taste/odor doesn't go away, see your doctor to rule out a throat infection, then see a dentist to evaluate for a tooth abscess.
Dr. Robin Larabee
Dr. Robin Larabee
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