AcceleDent as a Means for Pain Reduction During Orthodontic Treatment
Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences San Antonio United States
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Purpose The purpose of this study was to investigate the AcceleDentAura vibration therapy as a means of pain reduction compared to a no therapy control group during comprehensive orthodontic treatment. Methods The study group consisted of 58 patients selected from those who presented for treatment at the Air Force Post Graduate Dental School Department of Orthodontics. Patients were randomly assigned to the control group or the AcceleDent group. Patients in both groups were given routine post treatment instructions and were asked to complete a Visual Analog Scale questionnaire at appropriate intervalsduring the weeks after the separator or arch wire appointment.
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