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The University of Maryland School of Dentistry's Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is looking for participants for a study comparing pain relief medications after wisdom teeth extraction surgery.

You may be eligible for this study if you:

  • Are 18 years or older
  • Have at least one lower impacted wisdom tooth

Participation involves: 

  • A screening visit to determine if you are eligible
  • Taking the provided study medications as directed
  • Daily diaries on your smartphone 
  • Wearing a watchlike device
  • A follow-up exam and return of study items

Participants are compensated $125 at study completion.

Contact study coordinator Jane Phillips, RDH, at 410-706-4678 or email

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