This encyclopedia will provide overview essays in five major subject areas: body systems and functions, issues and theories, techniques and practices, devices and equipment, and treatments and therapies. A key terms box accompanies all major entries.KEY TERMS Dry socketaA painful condition following tooth extraction in which a blood clot does not properly fill the ... Wisdom teethaAlso called third molars, the last teeth to erupt in the upper and lower jawbone. include postoperative ... develop after an extraction, is known as a dry socket, when a blood clot does not completely fill the empty tooth socket, ... Heredity plays a role in the growth and development of the jaw, making it hard to prevent an impacted tooth from happening.
|Title||:||The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing & Allied Health|
|Author||:||Jacqueline L. Longe|
|Publisher||:||Gale Group - 2006|