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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

The inclusion and exclusion criteria of the study

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
• Ages between 18 and 70 years old • Unilateral impacted M3M
• Bilateral impacted M3M with similar difficulty1 • Significant medical conditions affecting immune response and wound healing
• Well-controlled underlying medical conditions • Edema for any reason before surgery
• Compliance with the study following voluntary participation • History of adverse effects to any drugs to be administered during the study period
• Pregnant or lactating woman
• Long-term use of drugs that affect systemic inflammatory response

(M3M: mandibular third molar)

1Difficulty of M3M surgery was based on Winter, Pell, and Gregory classifications and Pederson’s index.

J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 2022;48:363~370