• Infection
  • I have a dry socket and a infection which feels like its gone into my face what can I do to help the throbbing pain and how long will it last? (healthtap.com)
  • Since alveolar osteitis is not primarily an infection, there is not usually any pyrexia (fever) and cervical lymphadenitis (swollen glands in the neck), and only minimal edema (swelling) and erythema (redness) is present in the soft tissues surrounding the socket. (wikipedia.org)
  • tooth
  • I had dry socket about 2 days after getting a tooth extracted last wednesday my dentist cleaned the area and packed it 2 days agoo how long is the swelling in my face and neck going to last I look like I have the mumps and I am still in a lot of pain? (healthtap.com)
  • Socket preservation is very important after you get a tooth removed, but whether or not you need it depends on the nature of your procedure. (colgate.com)
  • But when there's too much damage for the tooth to be repaired, the tooth may need to be extracted - or removed - from its socket in the bone. (colgate.com)
  • bacteria
  • Some patients may develop short term halitosis, which is the result of food debris stagnating in the socket and the subsequent action of halitogenic bacteria. (wikipedia.org)