Effect of TTurmeric in management of alveolar osteitis (dry socket): A clinical study


by Forest Raga January 16, 2021


The present study was carried out to investigate the efficacy and safety of turmeric in the management of alveolar osteitis (dry socket)

Aims & objectives

The aim of this study was to study the therapeutic, healing benefits of turmeric, an herb commonly used in Asia

Treatment Offered   

The study was conducted in the department of oral & maxillofacial surgery of Indira Gandhi government dental college Jammu.178 patients were selected from the outpatient department of oral & maxillofacial surgery. The diagnosis of dry socket was made clinically. Turmeric dressing with mustard oil was given in group A & in group B ZOE dressing was given.


In this study, there was a significant reduction in pain, inflammation & discomfort after turmeric and ZOE dressing. Wound healing was seen faster, than dressing with ZOE. There is no side effect of Turmeric. Statistical analysis was done p < 0.05, was found statistically significant

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