dry socket

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Synonyms for dry socket

inflammation in the socket of a tooth

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Any post- operative complications are dealt with, as they would be with an extraction: irrigation and alvogyl in the case of dry socket, antibiotics, irrigation with chlorhexidine and drainage in the case of infection.
5) However, no other preventive procedures are required at the time of extractions and treatment for patients developing localized osteitis is according to the clinician's dry socket protocol.
Dry socket is a complication of about one in 20 extractions.
Alveolitis or dry socket is a significant post-operative problem and occurs at around 2 to 3% of all extractions.
It can be concluded from this study that there was significant reduction in the prevalence of dry socket due to use of postsurgical dressing materials like alvogyl and Gengigel.
In previous study reports many terms have been used for Dry socket such as localized osteitis alveolalgia alveolitis sicca dolorosa septic socket necrotic socket localized osteomyelitis fibrinolytic alveoliti.
20% patients developed signs and symptoms of dry socket after 3-4 days.
Objective of this study was to highlight the efficacy of chlorhexidine gel in prevention of dry socket in the post-operative period of mandibular third molar surgical extraction in comparison to chlorhexidine rinses.
The objective of this study was to compare the effect of local application of chlorhexidine digluconate and combination of Iodoform with Butylparaminobenzoate in the management of dry socket.
The objective of this study was to evaluate and analyze clinical characteristics and treatment outcome in dry socket patients.
The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of dry socket in association with gender, site and age.
Alveolar (AO), or dry socket, is one of the most frequent complications that happened after dental extraction.
The most common complications following man-dibular third molar surgery include dry socket, infection, sensory nerve damage, hemorrhage and pain.
11,26-27 Dry socket can be prevented by ensuring sterile surgery and by the use of numerous non-pharmacological measures; good history, identification and elimination of risk factors, and pharmacological agents; systemic antibiotics, antiseptics, antifibrinolytics, obtundant dressings and photodynamic therapy.
The sample consisted of 979 patients of both genders, ranging in age from 8 to 75 years, diagnosed with various oral diseases/complaints such as Carious teeth, BDRs, Mobile teeth, Missing teeth, Gum diseases, Malocclusions, Impactions, Oral lesions, Fractured teeth, Dry sockets, Prosthesis issue and loss of teeth surface.