Assessment of Pain, Anxiety, and Cortisol Levels During the Initial Aligning Phase of Fixed Orthodontic Treatment


AKSOY A. , GEÇGELEN CESUR M., Dagdeviren B. H. , Ozkaynak Y. A. , Karacin G., Gultekin F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ORTHODONTICS, cilt.32, ss.34-40, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 32 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/turkjorthod.2019.18043
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF ORTHODONTICS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.34-40

Özet

Objective: We assessed pain and anxiety using psychological testing instruments (State-Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children, visual analog scale) and a physiological testing instrument (salivary cortisol hormone level) after the insertion of orthodontic appliances and during the initial alignment phase of orthodontic treatment.