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Is there a special type of salt I should buy to clean out the area of my tooth extractions?

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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: No

We often recommend salt water rinses after extractions, but plain old tap water will work just fine.

In brief: No

We often recommend salt water rinses after extractions, but plain old tap water will work just fine.
Dr. Daniel Sampson
Dr. Daniel Sampson
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Dr. Anna Guarna
Dentistry

In brief: No

Any salt can be used for a salt water rinse.
..Don't use a large amount of salt.

In brief: No

Any salt can be used for a salt water rinse.
..Don't use a large amount of salt.
Dr. Anna Guarna
Dr. Anna Guarna
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