Is carbocaine used for a root canal procedure?

Yes. Carbocaine is designed for those individuals with Epinephrine sensitivity. Someone who has cardiac disease or sensitivity to Epinephrine will need Carbocaine for any dental work. It is usually sufficient for root canal treatment. The one downside is that is wears off quickly and is slightly less potent due to the lack of epinephrine.
Of course. Carbocaine is an excellent local anesthetic for short and intermediate-lasting dental procedures and it does not include epinephrine.
Yes. It is one of the local anesthetics that is available and can be used for a root canal procedure.
CARBOCAINE YES. Or Mepivacaine is a fast acting anesthesia for dental procedures like root canal and should numb the tooth involved. Does not look like a problem.

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Is carbocaine effective enough for a root canal?

Should be. It is a variation of a local anesthetic and typically doesn't come with any Epinephrine which would make it last longer. It is a shorter acting numbing medicine and may have to be readministered during a long procedure. Read more...
Carbocaine`. The answer to this is yes! however, since there is no vasoconstrictor in carbocaine, you may need to have additional Carbocaine administered more frequently. Carbocaine works great for root canals! Read more...
Yes but short acting. For patient that cannot have epi (for example, pregnant or with history of heart disease), carbo is a great alternative. Read more...
Carbocaine for RCT. Carbocaine will work well for a root canal. Often this is the drug of choice when swelling is present and a patient has difficulty getting numb. I typically use a short acting anesthetic that kicks in quickly and a longer lasting anesthetic to keep the patient number post operatively untl they can get pain meds on board. Read more...
Absolutely. Carbocaine is always effective if it is given in the right spot and has enough time to take effect. Read more...

Can I get numb enough for root canal with just carbocaine?

Yes... Any of the local anesthetics are usually in the 'caine' family. The most important part of the answer to your question is: was it administered correctly by the dentist, and was enough give. Dentist are very good at anesthetizing-:). Read more...
Yes. Carbocaine does not have epinephrine, so its effects do not last as long as some other local anesthetics...For this reason it is not often used by itself to numb teeth for root canals. However, if your medical condition prevents you from receiving anesthetics with epinephrine, Carbocaine should be adequate, though it may have to be administered more frequently. Read more...