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Antibiotics Used After Impaction Removal in A Private Dental College

Meera Theenathayalan, Balakrishna R N, Deepak.S.

Abstract
To evaluate antibiotic usage after the surgical removal of impacted teeth in saveetha dental college. In this study around 785 patient's data was collected from patientís dental records who reported with impaction, between june 2019 to march 2020, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai. The values obtained were tabulated and documented. The data were then entered into SPSS software for statistical analysis. The association between study variables was calculated using the chi-square test. Among the selected data, amoxicillin( and amoxicillin with metronidazole were mostly prescribed after impaction removal in saveetha dental college. The incidence of amoxicillin among the total population was found to be 57.4%. Whereas, Amoxicillin with metronidazole was 17.3% and amoxicillin with clavulanic acid was 14.1%. Percentage of males and females among the population were 57.4% and 42.5% respectively. Percentage of impaction removal in third molars , 38 (45.7%) and 48 (38.6%) were reported to have maximum percentage for surgical removal procedure for impaction. Correlations between the antibiotics and gender were determined, which showed p value to be .001(p<0.005) which showed a positive correlation between the two parameters. This study concluded that antibiotics such amoxicillin, metronidazole, clavulanic acid, etc are most commonly prescribed antibiotics for removal of the impacted teeth. The antibiotics show no harm to the oral tissue.

Key words: Antibiotics, Amoxicillin, clavulanic acid, Impaction, Metronidazole


 
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Meera Theenathayalan, Balakrishna R N , Deepak.S. Antibiotics Used After Impaction Removal in A Private Dental College . J Complement Med Res. 2020; 11(4): 194-201. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.04.25


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Meera Theenathayalan, Balakrishna R N , Deepak.S. Antibiotics Used After Impaction Removal in A Private Dental College . J Complement Med Res. 2020; 11(4): 194-201. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.04.25



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Meera Theenathayalan, Balakrishna R N , Deepak.S. Antibiotics Used After Impaction Removal in A Private Dental College . J Complement Med Res. (2020), [cited July 22, 2021]; 11(4): 194-201. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.04.25



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Meera Theenathayalan, Balakrishna R N , Deepak.S (2020) Antibiotics Used After Impaction Removal in A Private Dental College . J Complement Med Res, 11 (4), 194-201. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.04.25



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Meera Theenathayalan, Balakrishna R N , Deepak.S. 2020. Antibiotics Used After Impaction Removal in A Private Dental College . Journal of Complementary Medicine Research, 11 (4), 194-201. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.04.25



Chicago Style

Meera Theenathayalan, Balakrishna R N , Deepak.S. "Antibiotics Used After Impaction Removal in A Private Dental College ." Journal of Complementary Medicine Research 11 (2020), 194-201. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.04.25



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Meera Theenathayalan, Balakrishna R N , Deepak.S. "Antibiotics Used After Impaction Removal in A Private Dental College ." Journal of Complementary Medicine Research 11.4 (2020), 194-201. Print. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.04.25



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Meera Theenathayalan, Balakrishna R N , Deepak.S (2020) Antibiotics Used After Impaction Removal in A Private Dental College . Journal of Complementary Medicine Research, 11 (4), 194-201. doi:10.5455/jcmr.2020.11.04.25