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I had a lower molar extracted a month ago. I developed a dry socket. They packed it with medicine and 3 weeks later I still see bone. Healing?

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Dr. Robert Douglas
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: See your Dentist

To find if it's healing or if (s)he needs to do more.

In brief: See your Dentist

To find if it's healing or if (s)he needs to do more.
Dr. Robert Douglas
Dr. Robert Douglas
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Dry socket

It may be the packing material.
It should have been removed before this. Please return to the Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon that placed the packing for a reevaluation.

In brief: Dry socket

It may be the packing material.
It should have been removed before this. Please return to the Dentist or specialist Oral Surgeon that placed the packing for a reevaluation.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Kirk Yen
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Revaluation

Usually it should be healing with soft tissue covering the exposed bone.
You should have the exposed bone evaluated and treatment rendered.

In brief: Revaluation

Usually it should be healing with soft tissue covering the exposed bone.
You should have the exposed bone evaluated and treatment rendered.
Dr. Kirk Yen
Dr. Kirk Yen
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