Dry Socket (Alveolar Osteitis)
A condition sometimes occurring after extraction, resulting in a dry appearance of the exposed in the socket, due to loss of the clot.
About Dry Socket
Dry socket is a condition that sometimes arises when have been extracted and is more likely to occur following extraction of wisdom teeth in the lower jaw.
It is thought to be linked to the loss of some or all of the clot that forms at the bottom of a socket after a is taken out, although other factors are probably also involved.
Dry socket can be very painful for several days after an extraction and people with this condition can also experience . The condition can result in more visits to the dentist or dental hospital and other inconveniences such as time lost from work…