Can tert-butylhydroquinone improve the healing of extracted tooth socket in rats?

@inproceedings{Tusi2017CanTI,
  title={Can tert-butylhydroquinone improve the healing of extracted tooth socket in rats?},
  author={Somayeh Khoramian Tusi and Tahereh Eslam Manesh and Mahmood Sheikh Fathollahi and Ali Bagherian},
  booktitle={Dental research journal},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Tooth extraction causes an open wound in the soft and hard tissues. During the inflammatory phase of the healing process, a large amount of free radicals are produced and cause oxidative stress, which leads to tissue damage and delayed wound healing. Thus, in this study, we evaluated the effect of tert-butylhydroquinone (TBHQ), as an antioxidant, on the healing process of tooth sockets in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS To conduct this experimental study, male Wistar rats (n = 42) were… CONTINUE READING