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What are common dental anesthetics?

What are common dental anesthetics?

Several choices: We have quite a few in our arsenal. Just to name a few....Lidocaine, prilocaine, marcaine, articaine, and several more. They all have slightly different properties in duration and their ability to get you numb. Some also have Epinephrine while others don't. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Anesthetic (Definition)

Anesthetics's are a class of drugs which cause a reversible loss of sensation. The 2 main classes are general and local. General anesthetics cause unconsciousness and total loss of sensation. Local anesthetics cause loss of sensation ...Read more


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Can a simple dental anesthetic last for days?

Can a simple dental anesthetic last for days?

Not usually: If the nerve was rubbed or bruised during the injection, one could have lasting numbness (paresthesia) for a period of time while repair occurs. ...Read more

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How long does it take for local dental anesthetic to kick in?

How long does it take for local dental anesthetic to kick in?

Dental anesthetic: Depending on the location and the accuracy, 3-5 minutes. If the area is swollen, infected, or hypersensitive, it may take longer, or it may not take at all. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the usual ingredient in topical dental anesthetic?

Please help! what is the usual ingredient in topical dental anesthetic?

20% Benzocaine: Benzocaine is a local anesthetic commonly used as a topical pain reliever or in cough drops. It is the active ingredient in many otc anesthetic ointments such as products for oral ulcers. It has been used prior to local anesthesia for dental work for years. Some experience a burning sensation when used, may be a type of allergy/contact dermatitis. Usually the longer on, the better it works. ...Read more

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What kind of inhalation anesthetic may be administered for dental surgery?

What kind of inhalation anesthetic may be administered for dental surgery?

Different types: If inhalation anesthetic is being considered for very minor dental surgery, nitrous oxide is the most common. In more extensive oral and maxillofacial surgeries performed in the hospital, your anesthesiologist will choose the best type of anesthetic depending on length of procedure, your medical history, current health, and medications. Keep smiling. ...Read more

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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

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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

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