8 Effective Home Remedies for Dry Socket

Pink Blob

After a tooth extraction, aftercare is important to avoid complications and a possible infection that could delay recovery. In the postoperative phase, inflammation and intense pain may occur in the affected area.

Scribbled Arrow

What is a dry socket?

When an extraction is performed, a blood clot forms in the space occupied by the tooth. It serves to protect the hole in the gums during the healing process.

Banner With Dots

Who can suffer from dry sockets?

Bacterial contamination by food residues, liquids, or other substances that enter the mouth can cause a dry socket. In fact, it is the most frequent oral condition when wisdom teeth are extracted.

Medium Brush Stroke

Ways to prevent a dry socket

– Inform the dentist about the medications being consumed at the time of the intervention. Some can interfere with coagulation and cause a dry socket. – Do not use straws. – Do not consume hard or crunchy foods.

Swipe up to read more

Light Yellow Arrow
Light Yellow Arrow

If you have any questions about this or other topics, contact us:

Green Location Pin