A Simple Method of Lingual Flap Retraction in Third Molar Surgery

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Anshul Rai
Anuj Jain


While performing third molar surgery, retraction of the lingual flap improves access andit reduces the chances of lingual nerve injury.Many instruments are documented in theliterature for the same. We recommended the use of silk suture for lingual flapretraction.It is a simple method and easy to use.

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