TweetDry socket, a more common term for alveolar osteitis, is a painful condition that affects the site of the tooth extraction. It occurs when a blood clot does not form properly or is dislodged. This happens after certain procedures such as getting your wisdom teeth pulled. Pain is always common after a tooth extraction procedure. [...]
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TweetA gingival graft, also called gum graft, is a procedure that covers exposed tooth root using grafted oral tissue from other regions of the mouth. Your teeth are surrounded by pink gingival and mucosa tissue. The tissue forms a barrier to protect the tooth from bacteria and the gingival acts as protection during certain things [...]