Fracture of the Alveolar Process is indicated by a swollen, red and painful state of gum and tissues covering maxillary bone, occurring some days after the receipt of the injury, and, if neglected, may result in necrosis of the body of the bone.

Treatment

Antiphlogistic lotions, to reduce the inflammation, such as -

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Apply on lint.

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Remove any detached portions of process, and secure loose teeth with waxed sterilized ligatures.