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How can I prevent dry socket?

Here are a few simple steps that will reduce the symptoms of dry socket:

  • Apply cold packs to the face over the extraction site to help decrease pain and swelling
  • Take pain medications
  • Avoid smoking
  • Avoid sucking actions (drinking through straw)
  • Avoid carbonated drinks
  • Rinse gently with warm saltwater
  • Brush teeth gently around the affected area
  • Avoid touching or rubbing affected area
  • Eat soft foods

Now you can kiss your overbite or underbite goodbye. Have an attractive smile that’s truly remarkable from an expert’s perspective. Call us in Wilbraham today at (413) 596-9657 or use our online Request an Appointment form. Our patients come to us from the Pioneer Valley (Hampden County, MA) towns of Hampden, Ludlow, Monson, Palmer, Springfield, Wilbraham and East Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

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" How could I give anything but 10 stars when the whole experience was perfect! Dr. Margolis and his staff are polite, friendly and informative. Every appointment from the first consultation through having the braces taken off were run like a well oiled machine... And most importantly, my daughter's teeth look amazing and she is all smiles!! "
- Kathy C.

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Margolis Orthodontics

3 Crane Park Drive, Wilbraham, MA 01095
Tel: (413) 596-9657, Fax: (413) 596-9689
Email: info@margolisorthodontics.com
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