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J Dent Sch GYEAR__, 21(2): 254-263 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of 1 % Betadine mouth wash in preventing Dry socket
Ali Hossein Mesgarzadeh Corresponding Author: Dr. *1, Hassan Ebrahimi Dr.
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Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of Betadine mouthwash on reducing the dry socket appearing.

Methods and Materials: A single blind study was conducted on 199 patients with 277 tooth sockets of extracted teeth. Cases were divided into two groups of control and study. They were selected from those referred to Oral and Maxillofacial Dept. in Tabriz Dental School.

Results: The use of 1% Betadine mouthwash seems to have a significant effect on the prevention of dry socket formation (P=0.0195). Some predisposing factors for dry socket which were also evaluated such a smoking, oral hygiene, trauma, systemic disease with a clear effect on the formation of the dry socket.

Conclusion: 1% Betadine mouthwash like other mouthwashes can reduce the incidence of dry socket.

J Dent Sch 200321(2): 254

Keywords: Dry socket, Mouthwash
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2006/09/6
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Mesgarzadeh A H, Ebrahimi H. Evaluation of 1 % Betadine mouth wash in preventing Dry socket . J Dent Sch. 2003; 21 (2) :254-263
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Volume 21, Issue 2 (Summer 2003) Back to browse issues page
مجله دانشکده دندانپزشکی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی شهید بهشتی Shahid Beheshti University Dental Journal
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