Aftercare is Important After a Tooth Extraction

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There are many reasons you might need to have a tooth extracted. A tooth that’s cracked past the gum line, decayed or infected might need taken out. Maybe you needed your wisdom teeth removed. Or maybe it got accidentally extracted (read: knocked out) in an accident. Whatever the reason, having a tooth taken out is […]

Dry Socket Is No Fun; It Used To Be Common. Let’s Prevent It.

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Dry socket (it is a singular noun, even if it applies to the places where multiple teeth were extracted) is a condition that can happen after wisdom teeth removal. Here are a few ways to avoid it. Don’t smoke Don’t smoke anything. No vaping, and certainly no cigarettes. Tobacco use is a leading cause of […]