Dry Socket?

Discussion in 'Oral Surgery' started by Doggydoo22, Jan 16, 2019.

  1. Doggydoo22


    Jan 16, 2019
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    Hi everyone! First time poster.
    8 days ago I had all four wisdom teeth extracted.
    Teeth were feeling great, medication made me ill and I delt with a lot of stomach sickness and vomiting. Finally feeling better on Day 8 But i am checking after a gentle brush and I notice my gums look a bit strange.
    Does this look like Dry Socket on one side? Or the beginning of it? Included both sides of my gums.
    Thanks Doggy

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  2. Doggydoo22

    MattKW Verified Dentist

    Mar 18, 2018
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    Dry socket risk peaks at day 3 after extractions. You've got past that date OK, so now it's just slow, normal healing. You don't have to do anything special, just clean the area as best you can with toothbrush as per normal.
    MattKW, Jan 17, 2019
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