An occasionally irregular blog about orthodontics

Tag: orthodontic pain

Pulsed electromagnetic field reduces orthodontic pain

Pulsed electromagnetic field reduces orthodontic pain

By on November 13, 2017 in Recent posts with 2 Comments

Orthodontic pain is a major problem for our patients. This post is about a new technique that may reduce orthodontic pain.

Continue Reading »

Does chewing gum reduce orthodontic pain?

Does chewing gum reduce orthodontic pain?

By on August 22, 2016 in Clinical Research, Recent posts with 6 Comments

Does chewing gum reduce orthodontic pain? One of the most common side-effect of orthodontic treatment is pain immediately following the placement or adjustment of appliances. This  affects 70- 95% of children at frequent time periods during their orthodontic treatment. If there was a method of reducing this pain without taking analgesics, I am sure that this […]

Continue Reading »

AcceleDent does not reduce orthodontic pain: Another trial…..

AcceleDent does not reduce orthodontic pain: Another trial…..

AcceleDent does not reduce orthodontic pain: Another trial.. One of the main purposes of my blog is to help keep up with the literature and at the moment there are several papers being published on the clinical effects of methods of speeding up orthodontic treatment. Several manufacturers also claim that their innovations reduce orthodontic pain, […]

Continue Reading »

How can we treat traumatic orthodontic ulcers? A trial that helps us!

How can we treat traumatic orthodontic ulcers? A trial that helps us!

By on December 1, 2015 in Recent posts, Research Methods with 9 Comments

How should we treat traumatic oral ulcers in orthodontic patients? We all know what a pain traumatic orthodontic ulcers can be to our orthodontic patients.  I have always advised my patients that ulcers are a problem that will resolve in a few days.  When a patient has a major ulcer I have suggested that they […]

Continue Reading »

Top

Pin It on Pinterest