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How long does it take for a dry socket post wisdom tooth removal to close?

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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
4 doctors agree

In brief: It varies

The gum tissues should heal over the socket in a week or two, but the older you are, the longer it will take.

In brief: It varies

The gum tissues should heal over the socket in a week or two, but the older you are, the longer it will take.
Dr. Daniel Sampson
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Dr. Eric Eltzroth
Dentistry
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In brief: Several Weeks

It can take several weeks or more for the area to start to close.
It can take months for it to completely close.

In brief: Several Weeks

It can take several weeks or more for the area to start to close.
It can take months for it to completely close.
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry

In brief: Totally Close?

Could take a month or more to fully close but to have the pain go away could be from 4-14 days +/-.
It really depends on the anatomy of the area after the surgery.

In brief: Totally Close?

Could take a month or more to fully close but to have the pain go away could be from 4-14 days +/-.
It really depends on the anatomy of the area after the surgery.
Dr. Jake Richards
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