Protective Lip Guard for Prevention of Lip Injury during Third Molar and other Intraoral Surgeries

  • Dr. Ankita Mutha A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
  • Mohammad Ansari A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India,
  • Rajesh Oswal A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India
Keywords: Lip burn, Lip guard, soft tissue injuries

Abstract

Aim: Soft tissue injury, especially lip burns, is very common complications seen during the third molar and other intraoral surgical procedures. To overcome this complication, we have devised a custom-made protective lip guard which is beneficial for the patient as well as surgeon. Conclusion: It is simple device, very easy to fabricate, does not require any special armamentarium or material to fabricate, not time consuming, and eco-friendly. It is comfortable and readily accepted by the patient.

Author Biographies

Dr. Ankita Mutha, A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India

Post-graduate Student, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Mohammad Ansari, A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India,

Post-graduate Student, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Rajesh Oswal, A.C.P.M Dental College, Dhule, Maharashtra, India

Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Published
2018-09-30
Section
Articles