Top
20
Doctor insights on: Dental Lidocaine

Share
2

2
Dental local anesthetic used in singapore?

Dental local anesthetic used in singapore?

Same: Dental anesthetics are pretty much the same all over. They are primarily the amide variety such as Lidocaine and mepivicaine. Ester varieties like novocaine are no longer used. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Might dental hygienist use a dental drill?

Might dental hygienist use a dental drill?

Dental hygienist: Dental hygienist or dental assistants are not allowe to use a high speed hand piece inside patients mouth. If you are referring to the ultrasonic hygiene cleaning instrument, they are allowed to use that. I hope that answers your question. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
Can dental sealants stick to dental fillings?

Can dental sealants stick to dental fillings?

Sometimes.: The materials used for dental sealants stick to tooth surface but won't stick to metal fillings. Some times dentists place dental sealants next to fillings to fill in any small gaps between the filling and the tooth's surface. ...Read more

See 6 more doctor answers
5

5
Which dental anesthetics do most dentists use?

Which dental anesthetics do most dentists use?

Many Options: In my office I have about 5-6 types of dental local anesthesia. I use them based on the procedure i'm doing, and where that procedure happens to be in the mouth. I agree with dr. Brodsky; however, i also use carbocaine, marcaine, polocaine, and citanest on a fairly regular basis, each has different amounts of Epinephrine (the substance that increases duration of anesthesia). No "novacaine". ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Are etching gels used for dental sealants?

Are etching gels used for dental sealants?

Yes: Etching gels aid in having the sealant adhere to the deep grooves of your tooth. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
7

7
Is general anesthetic used for wisdom tooth extraction?

Is general anesthetic used for wisdom tooth extraction?

Talk to Dentist: Most teeth extractions can be done under local anesthesia with a cooperative patient. If there are especially impacted teeth then some sedation might be indicated. I don't even remember the procedure after a little dose of valium. If you have concerns please contact your dentist and discuss these fears with him. Good luck. A general anesthetic will clear very quickly (within hours). ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
Dental recommended mouthwashes?

Dental recommended mouthwashes?

Depends: I recommend smart mouth, and crest pro health for gingivitis. Listerine only for short term use due to alcohol content. Phosphlur is a good flouride rinse. ...Read more

See 6 more doctor answers
9

9
If ur child needed many dental fillings, WWYD? Oral sedation w/dentist, IV sedation w/dentist who's also anesthesiologist, or gen anesthesia@hospital?

If ur child needed many dental fillings, WWYD? Oral sedation w/dentist, IV sedation w/dentist who's also anesthesiologist, or gen anesthesia@hospital?

Specialist: Find a Pedodontist (children's dentist) who provides regular treatment in the hospital operating room. Have child examined by them and consider your options. Very important to see the specialist with this training. Good Luck. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
Is xylocaine (lidocaine) oral solution good for a toothache?

Temporally : Minimally effective and temporally due to wash out by saliva. Try to see dentist for addressing underlining problem. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
11

11
Can a dental hygienist perform anesthesia?

Can a dental hygienist perform anesthesia?

Depends: Depends on the state and its regulations some states allow hygienists to administer local anesthetic. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
12

12
Can gp dentist use nitrous oxide?

Can gp dentist use nitrous oxide?

Yes: A general dentist may administer nitrous oxide with the correct certification from their state. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
2 doctors agreed:
13

13
IV Sedation VS Nitrous Oxide Sedation with Local Anesthetic Which one you would use, safer, popular for dental implant on back teeth.

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
2 doctors agreed:
IV Sedation VS Nitrous Oxide Sedation with Local Anesthetic Which one you would use, safer, popular for dental implant on back teeth.

IV Sedation: is highly recommended for complete comfort. It puts you at ease and makes the surgical placement of dental implants far less threatening. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
14

14
Is versed (midazolam) for wisdom teeth extraction considered general anesthetic?

Is versed (midazolam) for wisdom teeth extraction considered general anesthetic?

No: Midazolam (versed) is a powerful but relatively short-acting benzodiazepine used for sedation before surgery. It is not an anesthetic agent. Other medications are used for general anesthesia. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Are novocain (procaine) injections at the dentist painful?

Are novocain (procaine) injections at the dentist painful?

Sometimes: We would love to be able to always give patients painless injections. Most often the pain is minimal. Depending on the type of injection and where it is given, some hurt more than others. Your dentist should use topical anesthetics to pre-numb the site and careful technique to minimize discomfort. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
16

16
What dental anesthetics do most dentists typically use?

What dental anesthetics do most dentists typically use?

Lidocaine/articaine: Most common is lidocaine with epinephrine in the U.S., but articaine with epinephrine usage is growing rapidly due to more profound and more rapid anesthesia. Mepivocaine is also frequently used. All of these are injectable and not topical anesthetics. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
What dental anesthetics do most dentists typically use?

Lidocaine/articaine: Most dentists in the world use either lidocaine or articaine. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Wisdom teeth removal: local anesthetic, sedation, or general anesthesia? Which one is better?

Wisdom teeth removal: local anesthetic, sedation, or general anesthesia? Which one is better?

Depends: Local anesthetic is always the safest. However, for healthy people, anesthesia procedures in an oral surgeon's office is statistically very safe. Most surgeons use a deep sedation or general anesthetic technique. In my office, general anesthesia is preferred because i can use medications that are short acting and make you feel good and alert instead of nauseated and sleepy afterwards. ...Read more

See 5 more doctor answers
19

19
Will dental anesthetic weaken muscles?

Will dental anesthetic weaken muscles?

No: Simply provide temporary loss of sensation, by blocking sensory nerve pathways. You are still able to activate the motor function. ...Read more

See 4 more doctor answers
20

20
Can instant dental implant require an extraction?

Can instant dental implant require an extraction?

Not always: I am uncertain of what is really meant by instant? Dental implants can be placed immediately after a tooth is removed. Many factors will determine this such as the density of the jaw bone, the amount of jaw bone present, the proximity of vital structures (nerves and blood vessels), medical issues etc. I assume this is what "instant" means. ...Read more

See 5 more doctor answers