Dry Socket Pictures | Pictures of Alveolar Osteitis

Here are various images of Dry Socket seen in Dental Practice.

Which presents with the following symptoms:

  • Severe Radiating Pain to the Ear or other parts of face.
  • Socket is devoid of clot or contains brown, friable clot which is easily washed out.
  • Foul smell: Due to Food debris accumulated in the socket which starts disintegrating.
  • On washing away of the food debris the bare pocket floor can be seen which is extremely sensitive to touch.
  • Regional Lymphnodes: Tender and enlarged.
  • Occasionally Pyrexia is seen.

dry socket formation


Dry Socket With Necrotic Bone

Dry socket with unhealed Socket








Dry Socket with Slough formation

Dry Socket in the upper left 2nd molar

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