Efficacy and Safety of an Intraoral Electrostimulation Device for Xerostomia Relief A Multicenter, Randomized Trial


Strietzel F. P. , Lafaurie G. I. , Bautista Mendoza G. R. , Alajbeg I., Pejda S., Vuletic L., ...More

ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM, vol.63, no.1, pp.180-190, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/art.27766
  • Title of Journal : ARTHRITIS AND RHEUMATISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.180-190

Abstract

Objective. To evaluate the efficacy and safety of an intraoral electrostimulation device, consisting of stimulating electrodes, an electronic circuit, and a power source, in treating xerostomia. The device delivers electrostimulation through the oral mucosa to the lingual nerve in order to enhance the salivary reflex.