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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2021, 9(2), 34-36
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-9-2-3
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Difference in Pain Perception Between Banded and Bonded Hyrax during Rapid Palatal Expansion

Anas Alammar1,

1Department of Orthodontics, Qassim Regional Dental Center, Qassim, Saudi Arabia

Pub. Date: November 05, 2021

Cite this paper:
Anas Alammar. Difference in Pain Perception Between Banded and Bonded Hyrax during Rapid Palatal Expansion. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2021; 9(2):34-36. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-9-2-3


Objective: The aim of the study was to compare pain experience during rapid palatal expansion using two different types of palatal expanders (banded and bonded hyrax). Material and methods: A total of 37 patient (22 girls and 15 boys) with age range 6-13 year for boys and 7-13 years for girls. Banded and bonded hyrax were compared for pain perception during a three-day follow up. Results: No statistically significant difference was found when comparing the two different expanders. Overall, the pain was mild to moderate. Conclusion: We found no difference in pain perception when comparing banded and bonded Hyrax expanders.

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