Assessment of lingual nerve injury using different surgical variables for mandibular third molar surgery: a clinical study.

@article{Yadav2014AssessmentOL,
  title={Assessment of lingual nerve injury using different surgical variables for mandibular third molar surgery: a clinical study.},
  author={Sunil Yadav and Ajay Kumar Verma and Akash Sachdeva},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={889-93}
}
The objective of this study was to investigate the incidence of sensory impairment of the lingual nerves following lower third molar removal and to compare the outcome with various operative variables. A total of 1200 mandibular third molars were removed under local anaesthesia. Predictor variables were categorized as lingual flap retraction, tooth sectioning, and buccal guttering. The outcome variable was the presence or absence of lingual nerve impairment. Different operative techniques were… CONTINUE READING