What is the definition or description of: dry socket?

Bone inflammation. A complication in the healing after an extraction. It is an inflammation of the bone where a tooth was removed and the blood clot was lost, exposing the bone. It produces a foul odor and severe pain.
Pain 1-3 days after . When a tooth is extracted a blood clot forms in its socket. This blood clot has its own blood supply & becomes the organization in the wound for new bone & gum to form to complete healing. When the blood supply to the clot becomes disrupted the clot dies & leaves the bone & nerves uncovered & exposed in the socket resulting in pain.
Loss of blood clot. After an extraction, a blood clot should form in the socket. This serves as a matrix for bone growth and pain free healing. A dry socket occurs when either no clot forms or when it is washed away or dissolves. This can be painful. Very difficult extractions w/ a lot of trauma are one cause of dry sockets.
Dry socket. Dry socket is the infection of extraction socket when the blood clot fails to stay with in extraction site causing the disruption of healing process . It is very painful and usually a dry white one is visible in the extraction site.
Lost clot . A dry socket happens when the blood clot is lost after dental surgery . Your body forms a blood clot which is a natural band - aid to protect your jaw bone after tooth removal. If the clot is disturbed it may become lost and now your body must heal in a more complex manner. Most patients describe excruciating pain with a lost clot (dry socket). The dental surgeon has remedies for this condition.
Alveolar osteitis. Alveolar osteitis, or dry socket, is a complication of wound healing following extraction of a tooth. Alveolar refers to the bone supporting tooth structure, and osteitis means inflammation of bone. Following an extraction, if the blood clot is lost prematurely, then a dry looking exposure of the bone sockets results. Pain and infection are likely.