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Applications of Cryotherapy in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: A Review

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 5)

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Page : 849-854

Keywords : Cryotherapy; Cryosurgery; Freezing;

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Cryotherapy is a therapeutical freezing method that is used to obtain a tissue inflammation and/or a destructive response. It is well accepted by patients due to lack of discomfort, absence of bleeding and minimal or no scarring after healing. It has been used for several conditions in oral cavity. Oral cavity is both humid and smooth, which is ideal site for this technique. It shows a very good aesthetic result and it may be either the first or an alternative choice to conventional surgery. This article reviews various indications, limitations and advantages of cryotherapy in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

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