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How to Treat Dry Socket

Posted on 4/26/2021 by Huronia Oral Surgery Group
Dry socket following a tooth extraction is a rare problem that only occurs in some people. However, it can be quite painful and calls for prompt treatment at Huronia Oral Surgery Group. Delaying treatment can lead to more severe complications like chronic gum infection. In extreme cases, the infection can also spread to your jaw bone and have lasting consequences. At Huronia Oral Surgery Group, Dr. MacNicol, Dr. Jackson, Dr. Gater and Dr. Mokhtari and Dr. MacNicol, Dr. Jackson, Dr. Gater or Dr. Mokhtari can treat dry sockets so the wound can heal properly. Call us at 705-302-0357 now if you think you have developed dry socket after your extraction. Preventing Dry Sockets As we mentioned earlier, dry sockets occur rarely. In cases where dry sockets develop, there's usually some error on the patient's part. Here are some things you can do before your tooth extraction to prevent the problem of dry sockets: Treating Dry Sockets When patients develop dry sockets, we may take a number of steps depending on the severity of their pain and dental condition. Typically, this includes prescribing painkillers to alleviate the discomfort. We will wash and clean the wound, especially if there is any debris lodged in the hole. Additionally, we may: If you suspect you have dry socket, book and appointment now by calling at 705-302-0357....
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