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dry socket

n.
A painful inflamed condition at the site of extraction of a tooth that occurs when a blood clot fails to form properly or is dislodged.
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Noun1.dry socket - inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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KeyWords: incidence, dry socket, impacted mandibular third molar, surgical difficulty
This prevents food building up in the socket and the exquisite pain that comes from "dry socket," which some people experience post dental extraction.
Alveolar osteitis (dry socket) is a disruption of the healing process at the extraction site after clot formation but before wound organization.
Rakhshan, "Chlorhexidine gel and less difficult surgeries might reduce post-operative pain, controlling for dry socket, infection and analgesic consumption: A split-mouth controlled randomised clinical trial," Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, vol.
Due to increasing amount of favourable evidence it will likely become a more common practice, and therefore it is important that general dental practitioners are familiar with the procedure, as patients may present with post op complications such as infection, dry socket in the short term following coronectomy and re-eruption of the roots which tends to present some time later, and thus clinicians will need to consider this in their differential diagnosis.
Effect of oral contraceptive e cycle on dry socket (localized alveolar osteitis).
Dry socket infection is at the site of a recent tooth extraction, causing pain, bad breath, and unpleasant taste.
And having to have a tooth pulled almost immediately didn't help especially when I developed a dry socket and was really uncomfortable...I felt sad and listless for several months."
"I had an infection and a dry socket and I woke up on a Sunday morning and there was no doctor available.
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The facility is also producing Carrington's SaliCept Oral Patch, which is intended for use in tooth extraction sites to manage alveolar osteitis, an often-painful condition also known as dry socket. Additionally, the facility will produce CR1013, the raw material for the GelSite drug delivery technology used by DelSite Biotechnologies to deliver proteins and peptides.