Influence of primary and secondary closure of surgical wound after impacted mandibular third molar removal on postoperative pain and swelling--a comparative and split mouth study.


PURPOSE The purpose of the present study was to compare the influence of primary and secondary closure of the surgical wound on postoperative pain and swelling after removal of impacted mandibular third molars. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 93 patients with bilaterally impacted mandibular third molars were included in the present study. All the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2009.04.060