Olney Center

Olney Center

Olney Center

Alveolar osteitis, commonly called “dry socket,” is a painful dental condition that can occur after having a tooth extracted. A dry socket happens when a blood clot is dislodged from the site of a tooth extraction, exposing bone and nerves that can result in significant pain.

After receiving surgery to remove wisdom teeth, it can be easy to forget some of the keys to recovery – many of which are based around keeping blood clots secure in the site of the extracted teeth.