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The investigators set out to develop a clinical trial in order to test the topical use of hydrocortisone as a intraoperative irrigant solution. As this route of administration as well as being low cost and not add new steps to the surgical procedure, can contribute to an improved quality of life in the postoperative period of patients undergoing extraction of third molars.
Third molars are the teeth with a higher prevalence of failure in eruption and surgery for extraction of these impacted teeth is one of the most commonly procedures performed by the oral and maxillofacial surgeon. In most cases these are not traumatic procedures, however factors such as patient age, habits, degree of tooth impaction and surgeon experience can influence the surgical trauma and therefore the postoperative period could include swelling and pain of varying magnitudes which can significantly affect the patient's quality of life.
The study is designed as a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, split-mouth crossover trial. All the patients will be informed of the experimental methodology and signed a institutionally approved consent form. The study is been conducted in compliance with Declaration of Helsinki (1989), and was revised by the Institutional Ethical Committee (protocol 1.167.908).
Impacted Third Molar Tooth
Vitor Pereira Rodrigues
University of Sao Paulo
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-06-07T21:23:21-0400
this study evaluates the effect of cold application after impacted third molar extractions. Patients have bilateral impacted third molar tooth included in this study. Patients do not appli...
A prospective study examining bilateral 3rd molar extraction, by a split mouth protocol the investigators augment unilaterally and compare periodontal parameters in between.
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of different concentrations of povidone iodine (PVP-I) on postoperative swelling and trismus when used as a coolant and irrigation ...
The study composed of sixty patients, each of whom required surgical extraction of a single impacted mandibular third molar under local anaesthesia. The patients were randomly allocated to...
Third molar (wisdom teeth) extraction is one of the most frequent intervention in dentistry. Nevertheless, little is known about the level of general body inflammation of subjects with imp...
Despite the partial attachment of a complex odontoma to an impacted tooth, it is possible to guide the tooth to erupt normally and preserve it by step lesion excavation and the prevention of infection...
Determining surface topography of different tissues of the molar tooth with novel analytical methods has opened new horizons in dental surface measurements which characterize tooth surface quality in ...
This case presents vertical root fracture with vital pulp in mandibular right first molar. Examinations of the history, clinical tests, laser Doppler flowmetry, and radiographs revealed that the tooth...
Dentoalveolar ankylosis, the fusion of a tooth with the alveolar bone, is often associated with primary molars and is the main cause of infraocclusion. This report describes an uncommon case of a seve...
A 14-year-old girl underwent extraction of an ankylosed primary left second molar as requested by her orthodontist. The developing mandibular left second premolar (tooth 20) was unintentionally remove...
A tooth that is prevented from erupting by a physical barrier, usually other teeth. Impaction may also result from orientation of the tooth in an other than vertical position in the periodontal structures.
Conditions in which a bifurcation or trifurcation of the molar tooth root becomes denuded as a result of periodontal disease. It may be followed by tooth mobility, temperature sensitivity, pain, and alveolar bone resorption.
The aftermost permanent tooth on each side in the maxilla and mandible.
The pathologic wearing away of the tooth substance by brushing, bruxism, clenching, and other mechanical causes. It is differentiated from TOOTH ATTRITION in that this type of wearing away is the result of tooth-to-tooth contact, as in mastication, occurring only on the occlusal, incisal, and proximal surfaces. It differs also from TOOTH EROSION, the progressive loss of the hard substance of a tooth by chemical processes not involving bacterial action. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p2)
The wearing away of a tooth as a result of tooth-to-tooth contact, as in mastication, occurring only on the occlusal, incisal, and proximal surfaces. It is chiefly associated with aging. It is differentiated from TOOTH ABRASION (the pathologic wearing away of the tooth substance by friction, as brushing, bruxism, clenching, and other mechanical causes) and from TOOTH EROSION (the loss of substance caused by chemical action without bacterial action). (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p86)
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Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...