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Does chewing gum reduce orthodontic pain?

Does chewing gum reduce orthodontic pain?

By on January 28, 2019 in Recent posts with 2 Comments

One of the most troublesome problems that our patient’s report is pain. Can this be reduced by merely chewing gum?

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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 […]

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