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Table 2 Frequency of reported clinical diagnosis

From: An audit of antimicrobial prescribing by dental practitioners in the north east of England and Cumbria

Clinical Diagnosis Frequency Percent
Acute dento-alveolar infection 817 43.2
Pericoronitis 279 14.7
Periodontal abscess 221 11.7
Dry socket 145 7.7
Chronic dento-alveolar infection 130 6.9
Acute Dental Pain/Pulpitis 62 3.3
Necrotising ulcerative gingivitis 58 3.1
Other 57 3
Prophylactic antibiotics 25 1.3
Acute sinusitis 13 0.7
Gingivitis 12 0.6
Acute dento-alveolar infection and Acute Dental Pain/Pulpitis 2 0.1
Acute dento-alveolar infection and Chronic dento-alveolar infection 2 0.1
Acute dento-alveolar infection and Periodontal abscess 2 0.1
Acute dento-alveolar infection and Dry socket 2 0.1
Periodontal abscess and Necrotising ulcerative gingivitis 2 0.1
Acute dento-alveolar infection and Gingivitis 1 0.1
Acute dento-alveolar infection and Acute sinusitis 1 0.1
Necrotising ulcerative gingivitis and Dry socket 1 0.1
Pericoronitis and others 1 0.1
Local anaesthetic complication 1 0.1
Stomatitis 1 0.1
Tonsillitis 1 0.1
Trauma 1 0.1
No information provided 56 3
Total 1893 100