Effects of the topical hemostatic agent Ankaferd Blood Stopper on the incidence of alveolar osteitis after surgical removal of an impacted mandibular third molar.

@article{Tek2014EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the topical hemostatic agent Ankaferd Blood Stopper on the incidence of alveolar osteitis after surgical removal of an impacted mandibular third molar.},
  author={Mustafa Tek and Ismail Akkas and Orçun Toptaş and Fatih Ozan and Ismail Ugur Sener and Cihan Bereket},
  journal={Nigerian journal of clinical practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={75-80}
}
BACKGROUND Alveolar osteitis (AO) is a commonly seen post-operative complication during the wound-healing period after permanent tooth extraction or surgical removal of impacted third molar teeth. OBJECTIVES The aim of this clinical study was to evaluate the effects of administration of the topical hemostatic agent Ankaferd Blood Stopper (ABS) into the socket on AO formation after impacted mandibular third molar extraction. PATIENTS AND METHODS Bilaterally, 100 half-impacted mandibular… CONTINUE READING