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Dry Socket

Did you know Dry Socket is a common complication after tooth extraction? Dry

socket means the socket is dry since the blood clot failed to form to allow healing. This in turn causes severe pain 2-3 days after tooth extraction. It can happen to anyone but risks is higher in smokers and women on oral contraceptives.

Do not worry and be reassured it is a self healing condition. If this happens to you, see your dentist today!

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