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Hans Smith, DMD

Blog - Dental Extractions

Had an Extraction? How to Avoid Dry Socket

Most dental extractions heal without incident, but sometimes a painful condition called dry socket can occur if you do not take proper care of your gums after your surgery.

When you have a dental extraction in our Layton, UT dental office, we will provide you with specific instructions to help you heal quickly and comfortably.

Here Are Some Tips to Avoid Dry Socket

No one wants a painful condition, especially after surgery. Here are a few ways you can avoid dry socket.

Don’t Smoke for 48 Hours after Surgery

The suction from smoking can dislodge the necessary healing tissue from your surgical site. This is one of the most common ways patients develop dry socket. ...

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