The effect of acetaminophen on tooth movement in rabbits.

@article{Roche1997TheEO,
  title={The effect of acetaminophen on tooth movement in rabbits.},
  author={J J Roche and George J Cisneros and George Acs},
  journal={The Angle orthodontist},
  year={1997},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={231-6}
}
Orthodontic patients have reported the use of analgesics during therapy. However, common anti-inflammatory analgesics, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, have been shown to slow the rate of tooth movement. Acetaminophen, another common analgesic, does not possess anti-inflammatory properties. The effect of acetaminophen on tooth movement was studied using New Zealand white rabbits. Experimental animals were matched to a control animal of the same sex and weight. Under anesthesia, springs were… CONTINUE READING