Published on Apr 28, 2015 and last reviewed on Jun 25, 2019 - 2 min read
Dry socket is the most common complication that occurs post tooth extraction. This article discusses its causes, symptoms and treatment.
Dry socket is a painful dental condition that occurs after permanent tooth extraction, if not taken proper care of the extraction socket, it will lead to dislodgement of blood clot from the extraction socket.
Healing Time Required for a Dry Socket:
In case of persistent pain even after extraction of the affected tooth, consult a dentist online to rule out dry socket --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dentist
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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is good to know that you go for regular dental check-ups. Breath can be kept fresh by maintaining oral hygiene. Follow proper brushing technique (Bass-sulcular method). Brush once in 12 hours. Gargle after every meal. Clean your tongue daily. You can use flos... Read Full
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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yellowing of teeth is mainly due to one of the following or a combination of these: Tartar or plaque deposits (soft yellowish deposits) on the teeth. Calculus deposits (calcified hard deposits) on the teeth. Fluorosis - internal discoloration of the teeth due to ... Read Full
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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Take precautions for 24 hours if the wisdom tooth has been extracted non-surgically but, if the tooth has been removed by surgical intervention with sutures placed, then take precautions until the sutures are removed. Do not take hard food. Do not open your mouth wi... Read Full
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