Comparison of the influence of two flap designs on periodontal healing after surgical extraction of impacted third molars

Seyed Ahmad Arta, Reza Pourabbas Kheyradin, Ali Hossein Mesgarzadeh & Bahador Hassanbaglu
Background and aims. Impacted lower third molar is found in 90% of the general population. Impacted lower third molar surgery may result in periodontal complications on the distal surface of the adjacent second molar. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of flap design on the periodontal status of the second molar after lower third molar surgery. Materials and methods. Twenty patients, with an age range of 18-26 years, participated in the...