Acute dental pain

A study aimed to evaluate the use of acupuncture in reducing the intensity of acute dental pain in pre-dental care patients waiting for emergency dental care was conducted at an After-Hours Emergency Dental Clinic in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

All patients underwent one session of acupuncture and three acupuncture points were used.  The study found that acupuncture for dental pain could be a technical adjunct to pain control in patients with acute dental pain.

 

Read the study here

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