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Dental and Oral Health (Adults)

Dry socket

07/07/2009

Question:

how can you relieve the pain of possible dry socket?

Answer:

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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Response by:

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