Should I stitch?

I had dog bite above upper lip on friday . I visited dr . as soon as possible. He suggested not to stitch because of chances of iinfection . so he gave me antibiotics , for a week. I then visited a plastic surgeonon Wednesday. He too said ,' since there is chances of infection , u better have antibiotics for... show more I had dog bite above upper lip on friday . I visited dr . as soon as possible. He suggested not to stitch because of chances of iinfection . so he gave me antibiotics , for a week. I then visited a plastic surgeonon Wednesday. He too said ,' since there is chances of infection , u better have antibiotics for week. We will then stitch it.'
& My question is it is safe to stitch? Or should I let it heal on its own? What are the possibilities of scars?
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