Ashish Chakranarayan1*, Priya Jeyraj2, Priyavrat Soni3 and Nimrat Kaur Jawanda4
1Classified Specialist (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), Dental Centre, INHS Kalyani, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
2Classified Specialist (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), Oi/c Trauma Centre, Command Military Dental Centre, Northern Command, India
3Classified Specialist (Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics), Oi/c, Dental Centre, INHS Kalyani, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
4Dental Surgeon, India
*Corresponding Author: Ashish Chakranarayan, Classified Specialist (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), Dental Centre, INHS Kalyani, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Received: December 11, 2017; Published: January 09, 2018
Citation: Ashish Chakranarayan., et al. “Comparison of the Efficacy of the Fingerless Suturing Technique with the Conventional Suturing Technique in the Mandibular Third Molar Surgical Extraction Procedure”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 2.2 (2018).
Introduction: The mandibular third molar surgical extraction is one of the most common procedures performed in any dental practice. It is generally done under local anesthesia in the dental office and involves suturing of the surgical wound at the end of the procedure.
Aim: To compare the efficacy of the fingerless suturing technique with one/two finger tie suturing technique in the mandibular third molar extraction procedure.
Material and Methods: A randomized clinical trial involving 100 patients comprising of diagnosed cases of impacted mandibular third molar in which surgical extraction was indicated. These cases were randomly divided into two groups. In Group 1 cases, con ventional suturing technique was used, whereas in Group 2 the Fingerless Suturing Technique was used.
Results: The Fingerless Suturing Technique was found to better.
Conclusion: The Fingerless Suturing Technique is easy to learn, produces superior clinical results and is much more comfortable for the patient as compared to the conventional technique.
Keywords: Impacted Teeth; Disimpaction Surgery; Mandibular Third Molar Surgery; Intraoral; Suturing Technique
Copyright: © 2018 Ashish Chakranarayan., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.