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Does abscess drainage cause a dry socket?

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In brief: No

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

In brief: No

A dry socket will present as intense/increasing pain typically 48 hours after a tooth extraction.
Dr. Justin Zumstein
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Dr. Jonathan Engel
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In brief: No

A dry socket is a complication in healing secondary to a tooth being removed.
An abscess drainage is usually from an infection and the source of th einfection is still in the mouth.

In brief: No

A dry socket is a complication in healing secondary to a tooth being removed.
An abscess drainage is usually from an infection and the source of th einfection is still in the mouth.
Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dr. Jonathan Engel
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