How to Prevent Dry Socket after Oral Surgery

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Alveolar osteitis is the medical term for dry socket, a painful condition that can develop after oral surgery. Following a tooth extraction, a blood clot forms in order to protect the underlying nerves and bone. If this clot dislodges or dissolves too soon, it leaves the area exposed to air, food and bacteria, which may cause […]