How To Treat a Dry Socket

This is another question and answer about dry socket:
Q.What is a dry socket?
A. A dry socket is a local infection in the jaw bone usually after a tooth extraction.
Q. What are the symptoms of a dry socket?
A. Symptoms of a dry socket are extreme constant pain usually 4-5 days after a tooth extraction
Q. What is the treatment of a dry socket?
A. The best treatment for a dry socket is a visit to the dentist that extracted the tooth for placement of a medicine called iodoform paste placed in the socket
Q. Is there a home remedy or natural homeopathy treatment for dry socket?
A. A natural homeopathic treatment for dry socket is to apply clove oil to a damp gauze and bite on the gauze to cover the socket. You should first try to clean the socket of any food by rinsing the socket with a syringe if possible.

As your Quad Cities Dentist and a Davenport Dentist that treats dry sockets I suggest that you try a natural treatment first.

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