dry socket


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dry socket

n.
A painful inflamed condition at the site of extraction of a tooth that occurs when a blood clot fails to form properly or is dislodged.
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Noun1.dry socket - inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Tenders invited for Calcified canal lubrication, alveolar dressing for dry socket, desensitizer, cleaning & disinfection for suction unit of dental chair, hand disinfectant with skin smoothening agent & thermogelifiable gel
Due to increasing amount of favourable evidence it will likely become a more common practice, and therefore it is important that general dental practitioners are familiar with the procedure, as patients may present with post op complications such as infection, dry socket in the short term following coronectomy and re-eruption of the roots which tends to present some time later, and thus clinicians will need to consider this in their differential diagnosis.
It is believed to indirectly activate the fibrinolytic system, contributing to the premature destruction of the clot and the development of dry socket.
Dry socket infection is at the site of a recent tooth extraction, causing pain, bad breath, and unpleasant taste.
And having to have a tooth pulled almost immediately didn't help especially when I developed a dry socket and was really uncomfortable.
I had an infection and a dry socket and I woke up on a Sunday morning and there was no doctor available.
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The facility is also producing Carrington's SaliCept Oral Patch, which is intended for use in tooth extraction sites to manage alveolar osteitis, an often-painful condition also known as dry socket.
Research on herbal treatment in dentistry has focused on certain activities like oral plaque, gingivitis, periodontites, but not much on the dry socket.
The most common complications following third molar surgery include, sensory nerve damage, dry socket, infection, hemorrhage and pain.
A study in the British Dental Journal shows that women taking the Pill are more susceptible to dry socket, an infection which prevents normal healing of the vacant tooth socket.
One of the most serious and painful complication was dry socket which can be defined as a condition in which blood clot is dislodged and/or disintegrates with the production of a foul odor and severe pain but no suppuration.