Dry socket?

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    Enations

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    This is an image of tooth #19 on my lower left side. It is 46 hours since the extraction. I am not in severe pain but I'm noticing that when air hits it I get a sharp pain which is new. Is this normal healing for this stage or should I see my dentist?
     

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    honestdoc Verified Dentist

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    It doesn't look like a dry socket. Tooth #19 usually can be traumatic to remove so you may need more recovery efforts. The mouth has a good potential to heal. If by rare chance you notice swelling around the tooth or under your jaw, do see your dentist.
     
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