Ehsan Gravand

Department of Periodontics, School of Dental Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran


  • Research   
    Comparison of Pain between Tooth Extraction and Implant Surgery
    Author(s): Salman Abolfazli, Ehsan Gravand*, Maryam Hedayatian, Ali Rohani and Kourosh Shakerian

    Background and Objective: Despite the recent developments in pain diagnosis and management of pain mechanisms in dentistry, there is still a gap in understanding of the pain alleviation. The aim of the present study was to compare the pain level in patients with posterior teeth extraction and implant surgery. Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, a total of 27 candidates referred for tooth extraction and implant placement were selected randomly (simple) for the study. The patients underwent simple tooth extraction under local anesthesia using both lidocaine 2% and epinephrine 1:100,000. After teeth extraction, all patients received ibuprofen (400 mg) every 6 hrs. Two months after tooth extraction dental implant surgery was carried out. In order to reduce postoperative pain after implant surgery all patients received ibuprofen.. Read More»

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