Postoperative discomfort after Nd:YAG laser and conventional frenectomy: comparison of both genders.

@article{Akpnar2016PostoperativeDA,
  title={Postoperative discomfort after Nd:YAG laser and conventional frenectomy: comparison of both genders.},
  author={Aysun Akpınar and Hulya Toker and Aysan Lektemur Alpan and Melih Çalışır},
  journal={Australian dental journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={
          71-75
        }
}
BACKGROUND Evidence has suggested that males and females experience and report feeling pain differently. The aim of this study was to determine the postoperative perception levels of both females and males after neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Nd:YAG) laser frenectomy and conventional frenectomy, and to compare the perceptions between genders. METHODS Eighty-nine patients requiring frenectomy were randomly assigned to have treatment with either the conventional frenectomy or with the… CONTINUE READING
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