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Can you get a dry socket a week after wisdom teeth were pulled?

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In brief: Yes

Dry socket (osteitis) following removal of wisdom teeth occurs approximately 5-10%.
More common on lower wisdom teeth.

In brief: Yes

Dry socket (osteitis) following removal of wisdom teeth occurs approximately 5-10%.
More common on lower wisdom teeth.
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Dr. James Bates
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Yes

While a dry socket, or localized osteitis, usually occurs on the 3rd-5th days after wisdom teeth are removed, one can occur a few days later. If you're in pain, and it's not relieved by pain medicine, see your oral surgeon for a postoperative evaluation and treatment of the dry socket.
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In brief: Yes

While a dry socket, or localized osteitis, usually occurs on the 3rd-5th days after wisdom teeth are removed, one can occur a few days later. If you're in pain, and it's not relieved by pain medicine, see your oral surgeon for a postoperative evaluation and treatment of the dry socket.
Good luck!
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