Posts Tagged ‘Dry Socket’
What Is Dry Socket?
A dry socket (also referred to as alveolar osteitis) is a severe dental condition that can occur after removing a permanent adult tooth. Most patients understand there will be some level of discomfort following any oral surgery procedure. Many are prescribed pain medication before leaving their dental office. Generally, most patients do not even need…Read More
What Is A Dry Socket?
Dry socket (also called medically as alveolar osteitis) is a very painful dental condition that can sometimes happen following removal of a permanent adult tooth. Dry socket occurs when the blood clot at the area of tooth removal fails to develop, or it dislodges or dissolves before the wound has fully healed. Having a tooth removed by your…Read More
What To Expect After Wisdom Teeth Removal
Wisdom teeth or third molars generally erupt into the mouth between the ages of 17 and 25. These molars come in behind our 2nd molars which came in at about 12 years old. Most people develop 4 wisdom teeth, while others may develop less or even sometimes more than 4. Wisdom teeth commonly become an…Read More
Dry Socket…What Is It?
Dry socket (also called alveolar osteitis) is an extremely painful dental condition that can occur after removal (extraction) of a permanent adult tooth. Having a tooth removed is generally not something anyone looks forward to. Most people understand there will be some level of discomfort following the procedure. Many are given a prescription for pain medication before leaving…Read More