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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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PAZ LATORRE, Elvia Isabel; MARTIN REYES, Odalys; DE LA TORRE ROSES, Marlen  and  LIMA ALVAREZ, Magda. Teeth microsystem: a novel method in the relief of the acute lumbar pain. AMC [online]. 2008, vol.12, n.1. ISSN 1025-0255.

To evaluate the stomatological treatment effectiveness with the use of teeth microsystem in the remission of the acute lumbar pain, a late stage II therapeutic clinical trial was performed at «Ismael Clark y Mascaró « Provincial Teaching Odontology Clinic from June 2004 to February 2006. The size of the sample was constituted by 64 patients conformed in two homogenous groups: control (acupuncture treatment) and study (acupuncture and stomatological treatment) with 32 patients each. The clinical stomatological and radiological examination in both groups at the beginning of the study was evaluated and dental caries, periodontal diseases and amalgam fillings responsible for the intensity of pain and functional impotence were the oral problems with more incidence was concluded. Results were surprising to the seventh session in the study group where it was most effective the combination of the stomatological treatment and acupuncture therapy. No severe adverse reactions were required

Keywords : Acupuncture therapy; toothache; oral manifestations; oral medicine; low back pain; clinical trial phase.

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