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How is a puncture into the nasal cavity from a dry socket following a tooth extraction fixed?

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2015-07-15 19:47:08
2015-07-15 19:47:08

Usually you are given antibiotics to ward off any infection. And it will usually fix itself. That is my understanding.

A small surgical procedure is sometimes necessary to close the hole if the gum tissue grows together with the sinus tissue to form a tunnel

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