International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 5, Issue 8 (2019)

Analysis for assessing the complications associated with impacted third molar removal: An observational study


Dr. Abhimanyu Singh Chauhan, Dr. Monika Mehta, Dr. Madhavi Goyal, Dr. Rishi Aggarwal, Dr. Kanchan Bala, Dr. Manish Goyal

Background: The surgical extraction of impacted third molars is a common oral surgical procedure. Hence; the present study was undertaken for assessing the complications associated with impacted third molar removal. Materials & methods: A total of 100 patients were analyzed that underwent extraction of impacted third molar. Pre-operative hemodynamic parameters of all the patients were obtained. All the patients underwent surgical extraction for removal of impacted third molar under the hands of skilled and experienced oral surgeons. All the patients were kept on one month regular follow-up for assessing the presence of any postoperative complication. All the results were recorded in Microsoft excel sheet and were analyzed by SPSS software. Results: Postoperative complications were found to be present in 10 percent of the patients. Common complications associated with removal of impacted third molar were dry socket, postoperative wound infection and damage to nearby nerve. Complications: Impacted third molar removal should be carried out with greater care and precision as significantly proportion of postoperative complications are associated with it.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Abhimanyu Singh Chauhan, Dr. Monika Mehta, Dr. Madhavi Goyal, Dr. Rishi Aggarwal, Dr. Kanchan Bala, Dr. Manish Goyal. Analysis for assessing the complications associated with impacted third molar removal: An observational study. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 5, Issue 8, 2019, Pages 74-76
International Journal of Medical and Health Research