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Asepsis
In oral surgery, establishing and maintaining the chain of asepsis for a procedure indicates that the instruments, surgical drapes, and gloved hands of the surgical team be sterile.
Surgical Scrub
Procedure used to lessen the number of organisms on a person's hands in case of a tear or break in the surgical gloves.
Luxate
To dislocate a tooth from it's socket.
Biopsy
Process in which tissue is removed and examined to distinguish malignancies from other non-malignant lesions in the oral cavity
Complex Extraction
When conditions require additional skill knowledge, and instrumentation to remove a tooth. AKA Impacted tooth.
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dentist who specialized in surgeries of the head and neck region.
Alveoplasty
Surgical reduction and reshaping of the alveolar ridge.
Alveolitis
Failure of the healing process also known as a dry socket.
Soft Tissue Impaction
Oral condition in which a tooth is partially to fully covered gy gingival tissue.
Preoperative Instruction
Instructions provided verbally and written to the patient and individual accompanying he/she for the total recovery period.