“Dry socket is a painful condition that sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted…”
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When your dentist extracts a tooth, there is a distinct possibility that you may experience a dry socket condition after the extraction. It is easily treated so be sure and inform your dentist if you are experiencing pain in the extraction area for longer than you dentist predicts. As explained in this article, the treatment for a dry socket is straightforward and well worth your time in scheduling a follow-up dental visit.
Dr. Rodney D. Chowning, DDS, Dental Implants, Denton TX