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There is 1 meaning of the phrase Dry Socket.

Dry Socket - as a noun

Inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form

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"The dentist treated the patient's dry socket with medicated dressings."
"Smoking after tooth extraction can increase the risk of developing a dry socket."
"The patient experienced severe pain due to a dry socket after wisdom tooth extraction."
"Proper oral hygiene is important to prevent the occurrence of dry socket."
"The dentist explained that dry socket occurs when the blood clot is dislodged from the socket."
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