ORAL SURGERY : Infection after tooth extraction


A person might also develop an infection in the socket after the surgical extraction of the tooth.

This usually happens about 2 – 4 days afterwards and one knows of it from the deep-seated throbbing pain, the bad breath that the person emits and the perpetual unpleasant taste left behind in the mouth.

Dry socket is a painful tooth extraction complication.

This kind of an infection is more bound to happen if a person smokes, use Contraceptive Pills or are on drugs such as steroids or if the bone cutting is done during the tooth extraction.

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Fuente: Youtube / Carolina Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center
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