IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 7, July 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr.Harsh mohan Pathak, Dr.Sarita Kumari, Dr.Sikander Prasad, Dr.Narendra Singh, Dr.Prachi Pathak
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify surgical outcomes in third molar surgery when no sutures are used for primary closure.
Patients and Methods: A total of 30 third molars were removed from 30 patients in an outpatient setting using local anesthesia. A small V-shaped flap was raised in all cases and no sutures were placed over a 1 and ½ year period. Follow up was done on regular basis and protocol of 1 day ,1 week and 1 month.
Results: Normal healing in 75.75% cases, AO was seen in 10.7% cases, Pain more than 3 on VAS scale in 4.93% cases , Other complaints in 3.25% cases.