Clinical Assessment of Using Local Anesthetic Articaine 4% with 1:100,000 Epinephrine for Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Comparing It with Lidocaine 2% with 1:100,000 Epinephrine
International Journal of Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Volume 1, Issue 2, August 2015, Pages: 17-19
Received: Jul. 11, 2015; Accepted: Jul. 24, 2015; Published: Jul. 28, 2015
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Mohamed Hossam Moselhy, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt
Eman A. El-Sharrawy, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt
Abdel Badia Abdallah Abdel Mabood, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt
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Abstract
Objectives: This study was carried out to study the efficacy and the anesthetic characters of using Articaine 4 % with 1:100,000 Epinephrine as a local anesthetic drug in surgical practice through inferior alveolar nerve block and comparing it with Lidocaine 2% with 1:100,000 Epinephrine. Materials and methods: Thirty patients in two groups, fifteen patients each, undergo extraction of impacted mandibular third molar, Inferior Alveolar Nerve block had been carried out using either Articaine 4% or Lidocaine 2% Local anesthetic drugs. Results: Articaine was well-tolerated and it provided clinically effective pain relief during surgical procedures and it was as potent as Lidocaine and provided similar clinical effect to Lidocaine (Gold standard). Conclusions: On the basis of our findings, we recommend using Articaine 4% as local anesthetic drug in minor oral surgery
Keywords
Articaine, Lidocaine, Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block
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Mohamed Hossam Moselhy, Eman A. El-Sharrawy, Abdel Badia Abdallah Abdel Mabood, Clinical Assessment of Using Local Anesthetic Articaine 4% with 1:100,000 Epinephrine for Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block Comparing It with Lidocaine 2% with 1:100,000 Epinephrine, International Journal of Clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2015, pp. 17-19. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcoms.20150102.12
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