Complications in exodontia

Authors : Ashalata Roy

DOI : 10.18231/j.idjsr.2022.023

Volume : 10

Issue : 4

Year : 2022

Page No : 106-109

All surgical procedures pose risk of complications. Exodontia, essentially being one, comes with the need to judiciously practise all precautions and carry out proper aseptic measures to reduce the risk of complications. The aetiology of postextraction complications can be vastly correlated to patient’s medical history, habits, type of intervention and surgical site. This article aims to study few of the common complications of exodontia and the possible treatment and prevention of the same.Literature was selected through search of literature reviews, case reports and standard books for oral and maxillofacial surgery. No restrictions were posed regarding year of publication.

Keywords: Exodontia, Trauma, Haemorrhage, Swelling, Trismus, Alveolar osteitis, Osteoradionecrosis

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