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    How to Tell if You Have Dry Socket After Tooth Extraction

    Understanding Dry Socket and Its Causes Dry socket, also known as alveolar osteitis, is a painful condition that can occur after a tooth extraction. It happens when the blood clot that usually forms in the socket after a tooth is removed dissolves or becomes dislodged. This exposes the underlying bone and nerves to air, food, and fluids, leading to inflammation…

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