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
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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