EXTRACTION SITE 101
After the tooth is extracted, the bony extraction socket is exposed. Blood fills up the bony socket and solidifies into a clot. The clot is the healing tissue. This clot is necessary for healing. Anything you do to lift or dislodge this clot, you will develop DRY-SOCKET PAIN. Just how painful is DRY-SOCKET PAIN? How do you rate pain when your bone socket is exposed to the air? Let’s avoid developing DRY-SOCKET PAIN.