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I got a tooth extraction on Tuesday, to is Saturday, and now today I have some slight pain...can I get a dry socket this late after?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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In brief: Dry socket

A dry socket usually presents as severe pain 3-4 days after the extraction after a period when the pain was mild to moderate previously.
Please contact the dentist who actually treated you for advice and ask if it's necessary to be seen for an evaluation at this time.

In brief: Dry socket

A dry socket usually presents as severe pain 3-4 days after the extraction after a period when the pain was mild to moderate previously.
Please contact the dentist who actually treated you for advice and ask if it's necessary to be seen for an evaluation at this time.
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