POST OPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS - Pain or bleeding

See also Dental procedures - Instructions for patients

ALVEOLAR OSTEITIS ('Dry socket')

Clinical features

Treatment

Or

HAEMORRHAGE

Types

Delayed

Secondary

Treatment

 

If bleeding persists

 

CHRONIC PAIN

Pain that persists beyond the normal expected period for wound healing, in the absence of infection or delayed wound healing, may be the result of one of the following:

See Chronic Pain

Dr George Chu BDSc MBBS
Ed: Derek Louey MBBS FACEM