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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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The topics selected for the study included Localized Alveolar Osteitis (Dry Socket), Syncope, Temporomandibular Pain Dysfunction Syndrome and Tooth Avulsion.
Platelet-rich plasma: A preliminary report in routine impacted mandibular third molar surgery and the prevention of alveolar osteitis.
Oral contraceptive is the only medication associated with developing alveolar osteitis following extraction of teeth.
PRP can also play an important role in the treatment of third molar sockets by helping prevent alveolar osteitis (dry sockets).
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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.
As far as medical terminology is concerned, many terms were used to describe this condition such as localized osteitis, alveolar osteitis, alveolitis, alveolitis sicca dolorosa, localized alveolar osteitis, fibrinolytic alveolitis, septic socket, necrotic socket, alveolagia.
Reduction in the incidence of alveolar osteitis in patients treated with the SaliCept Patch, containing aceman-nan hydrogel.
Alveolar Osteitis is the most common post-surgical complication following extraction of impacted 3rd molar teeth.
Alveolar osteitis may develop 24 to 48 hours after extraction of a permanent tooth.
Local interventions for management of alveolar osteitis.
dry socket are; alveolar osteitis alveolitis sicca dolo- rosa alveolalgia osteomyelitis or fibrinolytic osteitis postextraction osteomyelitis syndrome fibrinolytic alveolitis and localized alveolar osteitis.