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Is there any correlation between getting dry socket after dental surgery, and a woman's hormonal cycle?
I remember years ago hearing/reading that women should avoid dental surgery and/or getting your wisdom teeth out if you have your period, because there is some sort of correlation in incidence of dry socket. It sounds like an old wives tale, but then again I was surprised to learn that flossing actually correlates with a decrease in heart disease, which also sounds like an old wives tale but is actually true. Any other info on this?