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Iatrogenic Damage to the Periodontium Caused by Exodontic Treatment Procedures: An Overview



Senthil RS Rajan 1, Khaja Amjad Hussain 2, *, Bassel Tarakji 3, Saleh Nasser Azzeghaibi 4, Syed Sirajuddin 5
1 Department of Periodontology, Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore-560074. Karnataka, India
2 Department of Oral-maxillofacial Sciences, Alfarabi College of Dentistry and Nursing, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Oral-maxillofacial Sciences, Alfarabi College of Dentistry and Nursing, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
4 Alfarabi College of Dentistry and Nursing, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
5 Department of Periodontology, Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore-560074. Karnataka, India


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Abstract

Dentists encounter a wide range of hard-tissue injuries in practice. Dental extractions are one of the most common procedures in dentistry and may lead to several complications, including oral sinus complications, osteitis, infection, dysesthesia, pain, and bleeding.

Keywords: Extractions, iatrogenic, periodontium.