Comparison of alvogyl, SaliCept patch, and low-level laser therapy in the management of alveolar osteitis.

@article{Kaya2011ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of alvogyl, SaliCept patch, and low-level laser therapy in the management of alveolar osteitis.},
  author={G{\"o}ksel Şimşek Kaya and G{\"u}nay Yapici and Zeynep Savaş and Metin G{\"u}ng{\"o}rm{\"u}ş},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2011},
  volume={69 6},
  pages={1571-7}
}
PURPOSE The aim of the present randomized prospective clinical trial was to compare the effects of alvogyl, the SaliCept patch, and low-level laser therapy in the management of alveolar osteitis. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study population included 104 patients who had been referred to our clinic with a complaint of alveolar osteitis. The patients were randomly assigned to 1 of 4 groups: group 1, curettage and irrigation alone; group 2, curettage and irrigation followed by alvogyl applied… CONTINUE READING