Oral and maxillofacial surgery chapter 56

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alveolitis
Pain and inflammation resulting from exposed bone associated with the disturbance of a blood clot after extraction of a tooth.
alveoplasty
The surgical shaping and smoothing of the margins of the tooth socket after extraction of a tooth, generally in preparation for placement of a prosthesis.
bone file
Surgical instrument used to smooth rough edges of bone structure.
chisel
Surgical instrument used for cutting or severing a tooth and bone structure.
curette
surgical instrument used to remove tissue from a tooth socket.
donning
Act of placing on an item, such as gloves; dressing
elevator
Surgical instrument used to reflect and retract the periodontal ligament and periosteum.
excisional biopsy
Surgical procedure in which tissue is cut from a suspected oral lesion.
exfoliative biopsy
Diagnostic procedure in which cells are scraped from a suspected oral lesion for analysis.
forceps
Surgical instrument used to grasp and hold onto teeth for their removal.
hard tissue impaction
Oral condition in which a tooth is partially to fully covered by bone and gingival tissue.
hemostat
Surgical instrument used to hold or grasp items.
impacted tooth
Tooth that has not erupted.
incisional biopsy
Section of suspect oral lesion that is removed for evaluation.
luxate
To dislocate, as a tooth from its socket.
mallet
Hammer-like instrument used with a chisel to section teeth or bone.
needle holder
Surgical instrument used to hold the suture needle.
oral and maxillofacial surgeon
Dentist who has specialized in surgeries of the head and neck region.
oral and maxillofacial surgery
Dental surgical specialty that diagnoses and treats conditions of the mouth, face, jaws, and associated areas.
outpatient
Patient seen and treated by a physician, then sent home for recovery.
retractor
Surgical instrument used to hold soft tissue away from the surgical site.
rongeur
Surgical instrument used to cut and trim the alveolar bone.
root tip picks
Surgical instrument used for the removal of root tips or fragments from the surgical site.
scalpel
Surgical knife.
soft tissue impaction
Oral condition in which a tooth is partially to fully covered by gingival tissue.