Internet searches for Invisalign® orthodontic aligner: an infodemiological study using google trends tool

Everton Guilherme Jesus Dos Santos, Natanael Eric Batista Pereira, Ramon de Souza Trindade Ribeiro, Ricardo Barbosa Lima, Márcio Luiz Lima Taga

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Aim: to evaluate the internet searches for Invisalign® in Brazil and worldwide between 2018 and 2021, using the Google Trends tool. Methods: An infodemiological study was carried out. The relative search volume (RSV) for the term “invisalign” in Google platform was retrieved for each year of study, both in Brazil and worldwide, using a standard procedure. Results and Conclusion: Both in Brazil and worldwide, there was a statistically significant increase in RSV between 2018 and 2021 (all p <0.05), indicating progressively more interest in Invisalign® clear aligner on the internet.

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Invisalign; Orthodontics; Epidemiology; Internet

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12662/2317-3076jhbs.v10i1.4330.p1-4.2022

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