The pain management in orthodontics

Nandita Shenoy, Siddarth Shetty, Junaid Ahmed, K. Ashok Shenoy

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1258-1260
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Volume7
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-06-2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)
  • Clinical Biochemistry

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