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Dental and Oral Health (Adults)

Dry socket



how can you relieve the pain of possible dry socket?


Unfortunately, there really isn't much you can do at home to help it. It will go away in a few days. Your dentist or oral surgeon would be able to place a medication in the socket to make it feel better.

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Daniel Nathan Reed, DDS Daniel Nathan Reed, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor of Primary Care Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University