A randomized clinical trial investigating pain associated with superelastic nickel–titanium and multistranded stainless steel archwires during the initial leveling and aligning phase of orthodontic treatment

@inproceedings{Sandhu2013ARC,
  title={A randomized clinical trial investigating pain associated with superelastic nickel–titanium and multistranded stainless steel archwires during the initial leveling and aligning phase of orthodontic treatment},
  author={Satpal Singh Sandhu and Jasleen Sandhu},
  booktitle={Journal of orthodontics},
  year={2013}
}
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 participants (48 male and 48 females; 14.1±2.1 years old) were randomized (stratified on age, sex and initial crowding) to superelastic nickel… CONTINUE READING