The Pain Management in Orthodontics

Shenoy, Nandita and Shetty, Siddarth and Ahmed, Junaid and Shenoy, Ashok K. (2013) The Pain Management in Orthodontics. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 7 (6). pp. 1258-1260.

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Abstract

Pain and discomfort are the frequent side-effects of the orthodontic therapy with fixed appliances. The people who experience orthodontic pain are likely to self-medicate with nonprescription pain relievers before seeing the dentist. It is imperative for an orthodontist to address questions that might arise in a clinical setting from the viewpoint of the clinicians and the patients/parents. This article will provide an overview of the current management strategies which are employed for alleviating orthodontic pain.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Orthodontic pain, Analgesics, NSAIDS, Dental pain, Anesthetic gels, Aspergum
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentistry > MCODS Mangalore > Orthodontics
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2013 05:22
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2013 05:22
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/136234

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