How to Avoid Dry Socket After Tooth Removal

calendar_month May 1, 2022


Implant Patient

The good news about dry socket is it occurs rarely, in less than 5 percent of tooth removals. The bad news is, it really hurts!. It also interferes with the healing process. It occurs when the blood clot forming at your extraction site gets damaged or dislodged. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to avoid dry socket.


If you experience severe pain following your tooth extraction, call us ASAP at Rochester 248-656-8880 Clarkston 248-625-4492. You may also notice a bad taste in your mouth and bad breath that won’t go away. We can thoroughly clean the area and provide a dressing that will relieve your pain and promote healing.


To avoid dry socket, follow our tips:



At Gregg D. Bobier, DMD, we’ll ensure your tooth extraction goes well from start to finish. Call the office of Gregg D. Bobier, DMD today at 248-656-8880 (Rochester) or 248-625-4492 (Clarkston) to schedule your appointment.