What is the definition or description of: Dry socket?

Bone inflammation

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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.
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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.
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Loss of blood clot

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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.
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Dry socket

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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.
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Lost clot

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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.
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Alveolar osteitis

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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.
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