Satpal Singh Sandhu

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INTRODUCTION The objective of this network meta-analysis was to synthesize the evidence of the comparative effectiveness for various interventions used for orthodontic pain relief during peak pain intensity. METHODS MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials databases were searched to December 31, 2014, to identify relevant(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the age and sex interaction effect on orthodontic pain in adolescence during the initial phase of fixed orthodontic treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS Three hundred participants (mean age 13.85 ± 1.98 years; 152 female, 148 male) met all inclusion criteria and enrolled in the study designed as 2 × 2 factorial trial with two levels(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to assess the effects of age, sex, and the age-sex interaction on mean pain trajectories and individual variations in the pain experienced by adolescents after orthodontic separator placement. METHODS We included 115 subjects (mean age, 14.99 years; SD, ±1.90 years; 56 boys, 48.7%; 59 girls, 51.3%) in this(More)
INTRODUCTION The objective of this study was to assess the effect of baseline physical activity level on orthodontic pain perception and analgesic consumption after orthodontic separator placement in adolescents. METHODS One hundred fifty participants (mean age, 14.5 years; SD, 1.7 years; 73 girls, 77 boys) were included in this longitudinal study. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate and compare the effects of superelastic nickel-titanium and multistranded stainless steel archwires on pain during the initial phase of orthodontic treatment. DESIGN A double-blind two-arm parallel design stratified randomized clinical trial. SETTING A single centre in India between December 2010 and June 2012. A total of 96(More)
Background and objectives We compare the effectiveness profile of various analgesics used for orthodontic pain relief over a 1-week time period by conducting a longitudinal network meta-analysis (NMA). Search methods The MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials databases were searched till 31st December 2015 to identify the(More)
OBJECTIVE To validate the factor structure of recently modified Short-Form McGill Pain Questionnaire (Ortho-SF-MPQ) to assess orthodontic pain; and to test its Measurement Invariance (MI) across gender. METHODS 180 orthodontic patients were enrolled in this study. 0.016 inch Super-elastic NiTi arch wire was used in 0.022″ × 0.028″ slot pre-adjusted(More)
INTRODUCTION Objectives were to investigate the factors affecting the overall reporting quality and the reporting quality trend of each item over the last 10 years for orthodontic randomized controlled trials (RCTs). MATERIAL AND METHODS MEDLINE, The Cochrane Library, and EMBASE databases were searched (2003-12) to retrieve studies. Four major orthodontic(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate efficiency, behavior, and properties of superelastic NiTi vs multistranded stainless steel wires in Begg and preadjusted edgewise appliance (PEA) under moderate to severe crowding conditions. MATERIAL AND METHODS Ninety-six participants (48 male, 48 female), aged 12-18 years old (mean age  =  15.2 ± 1.95), with moderate (≤ 6 mm;(More)
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