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alveolitis
pain and inflamatiom resulting from exposed bone associated w the disturbance of a blood clot after extraction of a tooth
bone file
surgical instrument used to smooth rough edges of bone structure
chisel
surgical instrument used for cutting or severing a tooth or. one structure
curette
surgical instrument used to remove tissue from a tooth socket
donning
act of placing on an item; such as gloves; dressing
forceps
surgical instrument used to grasp and hold onto tooth 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 gold or grasp items
impacted tooth
tooth that is not erupted
luxate
to dislocate, as a tooth from its socket
oral and maxillofacial surgery
dental surgical specialty that diagnoses and treats conditions of the mouth, jaw 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 surgical site
root tip picks
surgical instrument used for the removal of root tips or fragments from the surgical site
soft tissue impaction
oral condition in which a tooth is partially to fully covered by gingival tissue