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osteitis

[‚ä·stē′īd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of bone.
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Effects of gender-related factors on the incidence of localized alveolar osteitis.
Inhibition of alveolar osteitis in mandibular tooth extraction sites using platelet-rich plasma.
16 Immediate use of medicated packing reduced the incidence of Alveolar osteitis in patients with impacted third molars.
Incidence of alveolar osteitis was higher where extractions were performed by the less experienced dentists due to the more traumas.
Chlorhexidine for the prevention of alveolar osteitis.
Efficacy of intra-alveolar chlorhexidine el in reducing frequency of alveolar osteitis in mandibular third molar Surgery.
Alveolar osteitis was noted in one case (5%) in Group II whereas it was nil in Group I.
Dry socket or alveolar osteitis is the post extrac- tion socket in which the patient is having pain due to loss of blood clot thus exposing bone to air, food and fluids.
1 It has also been referred to as alveolar osteitis, localized osteitis, alveolalgia, alveolitis sicca dolorosa, necrotic alveolitis, localized osteomylitis, and fibrinolytic alveolitis.
The incidence of alveolar osteitis was 2% of all teeth extracted2, with 3.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of placement of medicated packing with solcoseryl dental adhesive paste in the extraction socket as a prophylactic measure to prevent alveolar osteitis.