No difference between irrigating and non-irrigating drains in the management of severe odontogenic infection


Dental infections all too frequently result in cellulitis or abscess formation. Treatment often requires incision and draining allow with extraction of the tooth. Simple non-irrigating gravity drains have been in use for more than a century while catheter type drains which allow the possibility of daily irrigation are increasingly popular.   The aim of this trial [read the full story…]