International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017

Perception of Pain in Orthodontic Patients

K. V. Swathi [6]

Abstract: Pain during orthodontic treatment is the one of the most cited negative effect from orthodontic force application. This is a major concern for both patients as well as clinicians. Pain is a subjective response, which shows large individual variations. It is dependent on factors such as age, gender, individual pain threshold, magnitude of force applied, emotional status etc. , This pain can negatively affect the quality of life and cause patients to discontinue treatment.

Keywords: Pain, force, orthodontics

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017,

Pages: 2093 - 2097

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