The effect of ibuprofen on the level of discomfort in patients undergoing orthodontic treatment.

Abstract

Studies have shown that patients undergoing orthodontic tooth movement can experience varying degrees of discomfort. The objective of this study was to determine whether nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agents, such as aspirin or ibuprofen, which inhibit prostaglandin synthesis through acetylation and inactivation of the enzyme cyclooxygenase, can suppress… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/S0889-5406(94)70025-7

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