Dental extraction wound management: medicating postextraction sockets.

  title={Dental extraction wound management: medicating postextraction sockets.},
  author={P J Vezeau},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  volume={58 5},
  • P J Vezeau
  • Published 2000 in
    Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery…
The rather impressive percentage of extraction sites undergoing clot loss and deranged healing results in significant morbidity for the patient and frequent visits to the surgeon to effect relief of discomfort, most often by the use of anodyne dressings. The amount of work lost by patients needing such palliative treatment, and loss of productive time for the surgeon, translate into an unknown, but potentially large, economic loss to society. This would mandate that economical methods of… CONTINUE READING


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