What Is a Dry Socket? By: Michelle McPhail Updated on: April 05, 2017 More Articles How to kill the pain in a dry socket after a tooth extraction What is an RJ45 Gigabit LAN Port? How to Treat a dry socket How to Dry Fresh Rosemary What Happens When Electrical Wiring Gets Wet? Related About the Author Michelle McPhail has been a licensed dental assistant for more than seven years. At My Solutionz, she is the office coordinator and treatment coordinator. McPhail keeps everyone, even the doctors, on schedule.