A bleeding socket after tooth extraction.


A fit and well 25 year old man attends his local emergency department concerned about a bleeding tooth socket after having had a lower wisdom tooth extracted earlier that morning. Postoperative bleeding is a recognised complication after tooth extraction, with an incidence of up to 1.4% of patients undergoing lower wisdom tooth surgery. It can be difficult… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.j1217

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