Re-Infection Concern

I stopped using drains for severe odontogenic infections about 15 years ago. I am concerned that drains may actually act as a path for re-infection.  (J Oral Maxillofac Surg 71:42-46, 2013). Perhaps, with an under-educated or less cooperative patient population it may be appropriate, but I think that the population I serve tends to be healthier and cooperative.

Results that Matter: Thorough Work

I have never had an infection case resistant to wide surgical dissection, irrigation, and appropriate antibiotic usage. I imagine that if I had a patient who was showing a resistance to treatment I would consider it.

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