Acupuncture treatment for pain after tooth extraction

Zhu, Jihe and Arsovska, Blagica and Kozovska, Kristina and Nikolovska, Karolina (2017) Acupuncture treatment for pain after tooth extraction. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), 16 (5). pp. 142-143. ISSN 2279-0853

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Acupuncture has limited application in dentistry, but it can relief dental symptoms very quickly. The
acupuncture plays important role in the dental science, because it can be effective in treating many dental
conditions like facial pain, TMJ dysfunction, dry mouth problems, post-operative pain, dental anxiety and etc.
Acupuncture is also used for treating pain aftrer tooth extraction. There are various causes of toothache.
According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), toothache is caused by a stagnation of energy in the body.
In this article are shown three patients, two males, both 66 years old and one 30 years old female, with dental
pain after molar extraction. Acupuncture treatments were made in clinic for TCM and acupuncture in Skopje,
Macedonia. The patients needed no more than 5 treatments to achieve the positive results and relieve the pain.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Yihe Zhu
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 13:30
Last Modified: 23 May 2017 13:30

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