Clinical Studies: Employ Vibration to Block Needle Pain

Learn about the use of vibration to block needle pain during injections. Read about the findings from clinical trials.

Harvard University
Clinical Study

By: Jeffry R. Shaefer, DDS, MS, MPH; Stephanie J. Lee, BS; and Nina K. Anderson, Ph.D

Conclusion: This study showed that for subjects in this study, the DV3 significantly reduced pain from dental anesthesia when used with injections that are routinely difficult for patients to tolerate, such as the LB and IAN. 
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Tufts University
Clinical Study

By: Tufts University
School of Medicine

Conclusion: Based on this study’s results, the following conclusion can be made: Use of the DentalVibe® injection system significantly reduced pain associated with infiltration injection of local anesthesia in an adolescent population.
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Damascus University
Clinical Study

By: Rahaf Dak-Albab, Mohammad Bashier Al-Monaqel, Rana Koshha,
Hisham Shakhashero, Rania Soudan

Conclusion: Our study proves that vibration technique with DentalVibe device can be used as a simple and effective method to alleviate pain associated with dental injections as compared to traditional topical analgesic gels.
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Division of Pharmacy Practice, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto

By:  Anna Taddio, Christine T Chambers, Scott A Halperin, Moshe Ipp, Donna Lockett, Michael J Rieder, Vibhuti Shah

Conclusion: Immunization is a global health priority. Medical care can be improved if pain management becomes a routine aspect of the delivery of vaccine injections.
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Journal of Paediatrics 
and Child Health
Pain Study

By: Neil Schechter

Conclusion: Pediatric pain is common and often not managed effectively, stressing the importance of comprehensive pain management strategies that include both medical and non-medical treatments to prevent long-term negative effects.
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Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics

By: Neil L. Schechter, William T. Zempsky

Conclusion: The review highlights a gap in pediatric healthcare, noting that the discomfort from routine immunizations has not been thoroughly studied or addressed. It emphasizes the need for improved practices to reduce the pain and tension associated with these procedures, benefiting children, parents, and healthcare providers.
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