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dry socket

[¦drī ′säk·ət]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the dental alveolus, especially the inflamed condition following the removal of a tooth. Also known as alveolitis.
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Alveolar osteitis: incidence and risk factors following third molar surgery in Jordan.
Role of turmeric in management of alveolar osteitis (dry socket): A randomised clinical study.
Effects of gender-related factors on the incidence of localized alveolar osteitis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod.
Evaluation of 0.12% chlorhexidine rinse on the prevention of alveolar osteitis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol 1991;72(5):524-6.
4 Outcome: This review includes those studies who studied alveolar osteitis (dry socket) or infection or both as post-operative complication, occurring after 3 to 5 days of surgery.
Commercial dressing Alvogyl(R) is available which contains eugenol, which is to be replaced every two days.16 Immediate use of medicated packing reduced the incidence of Alveolar osteitis in patients with impacted third molars.
The incidence of Alveolar Osteitis was 12.07% as a whole in both the genders whereas 16.95 % alveolar osteitis developed in mandible and 7.34% in maxillary third molars extractions.
The management of dry socket/ alveolar osteitis. J Ir Dent assoc.
Ran- domized double-blind study on effectiveness of intra-alveolar chlorhexidine gel in reducing the incidence of alveolar osteitis in mandibular third molar surgery.
In conclusion chlorhexidine was found more effective in control of postoperative pain and alveolar osteitis than povidone iodine when used for irrigation during the surgical removal of lower third molars.
Effect of 0.2 Percent chlorhexidine gluconate and amoxicillin plus clavulanic acid on the prevention of alveolar osteitis following mandibular third molar extrac- tions.
Alveolar osteitis: a review of its etiology, prevention and treatment modalities.