Moderate evidence that chlorhexidine rinse or gel provides a benefit in preventing dry socket

Teeth are extracted every day in dental surgeries throughout the world because of tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. Alveolar osteitis (dry socket) is a complication that can follow an extraction with estimates of its incidence ranging from <1-37.5%. ┬áTypically a blood clot is absent in the socket and the patients have pain in and … Continue reading Moderate evidence that chlorhexidine rinse or gel provides a benefit in preventing dry socket