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An easy and effective way to reduce gag during orthodontic impression recording

@article{Kamran2016AnEA,
  title={An easy and effective way to reduce gag during orthodontic impression recording},
  author={Muhammad Farooq Kamran and Rehan Qamar},
  journal={Pakistan Orthodontic Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={8},
  pages={17-20}
}
Introduction : Gag reflex is one of the most common problems encountered during impression taking for orthodontic records. Various methods advocated for gag reflex control include behavior modification, acupuncture and pharmacological agents. Material and Methods: Study was carried out on 30 patients at University College of Dentistry, the University of Lahore. The severity of gag was recorded by gag severity index. After addition of local anesthetic to impression material, gag preventive index… Expand
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