True pain of False Healing -Various treatment modalities (a review from research perspective)

  • Sonu Gupta BFUHS,Faridkot
Keywords: Pharmacognosy


In  routine  extraction  procedures  dry  socket  remains  the  most  common  complication  with  diverse  etiology.  This  article  is  a  complete  review  of  the  available  literature  addressing  the  various  treatment  options  from  preclinical  and  clinical  point  of  view  for  dry  socket  (Alveolar  Osteitis  or  AO)  management  with  an  aim  to  aid  the  dental  health  care  professional  for  patient  preparation  and  management  of  this  painful  condition.  The  treatment  modes  include  conventional  methods  like  use  of  medicated  gauze,  herbs,  antibiotics,  gel,  irrigation.  It  is  a  common      condition  arising  after  an  extraction  of  mandibular  molars  along  with  postoperative  pain  in  and  around  the  extraction  site,  accompanied  by  a  partially  or  complete  loss  of  blood  clot  leaving  the  exposed  alveolar  socket  with  or  without  halitosis.  

Author Biography

Sonu Gupta, BFUHS,Faridkot

 B.D.S, PGDMLS, PGDHHM, M Sc. Clinical Research.

Lecturer, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dasmesh Institute of Research & Dental Sciences, Faridkot.


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