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Orthodontic pain – the state of the evidence

Cheong, Joo Ming and Tolos, Siti Marponga (2022) Orthodontic pain – the state of the evidence. IIUM Journal of Orofacial and Health Sciences (IJOHS), 3 (2). pp. 203-211. E-ISSN 2735-0584

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Pain is a common side effect of orthodontic treatment. An understanding of its mechanism, implications and subsequent management is essential for any orthodontist to improve patient compliance and satisfaction with treatment. This paper provides a comprehensive review and state of the evidence on orthodontic pain from the viewpoint of clinicians and patients – clinical features, its pathways, factors influencing pain perception, and finally the pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of orthodontic pain.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pain; Orthodontics; Pain Perception; Pain Management
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Department of Orthodontics
Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Computational and Theoretical Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Joo Ming Cheong
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2022 07:54
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2022 07:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/100880

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