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Can I get a dry socket 6 days after my tooth was pulled?
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In brief: Possible
It's possible that it's a dry socket.
But, it's more likely that it's an infection or a 'bone spur'. Contact your surgeon.

In brief: Possible
It's possible that it's a dry socket.
But, it's more likely that it's an infection or a 'bone spur'. Contact your surgeon.
Dr. Justin Zumstein
Dr. Justin Zumstein
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Dr. Treva Lee
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes, it's possible,
The usual time frame is 3 to 5 days after removal.
If you smoke, that increases the likelihood of a dry socket. I fyou had an stitches placed that reduces the possibility as does an clotting aids used at the time of surgery.

In brief: Yes, it's possible,
The usual time frame is 3 to 5 days after removal.
If you smoke, that increases the likelihood of a dry socket. I fyou had an stitches placed that reduces the possibility as does an clotting aids used at the time of surgery.
Dr. Treva Lee
Dr. Treva Lee
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