Mohammed Nahidh

Department of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq


  • Research   
    Controlling Orthodontic Pain from Orthodontists Perspectives-A Survey
    Author(s): Mohammed Nahidh* and Mohammed Mahdi Lafta Alsaadi

    Background: The aim of this study was to determine the most preferred approach for orthodontic pain control adopted by a sample of Iraqi orthodontists. Materials and methods: An electronic survey using Google Forms was conducted from the 7th of March till the end of April 2021. The survey consisted of three options according to the preferred approach used by Iraqi orthodontists to minimize orthodontic pain. Data were collected and Pearson's chi-squared test was applied to determine the gender difference. Results: The response rate was 70%. More than half of the respondents preferred using both the pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches. Paracetamol is considered the drug of choice prescribed by the majority of orthodontists, mainly after initial placement of arch wire and used until the pain is r.. Read More»

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