Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 2

Local Infiltration with 4% Articaine in the Mandible for Extraction: A Controlled Study

Sohin Chaudhari, Swapna Nayan, Yogesh Kini, Charu Girotra and Bhagyasree V*

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, D Y Patil Deemed To be University, India

*Corresponding Author: Bhagyasree V, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, D Y Patil Deemed To be University, India.

Received: November 30, 2022; Published: January 23, 2023


Pain management is a very important aspect of any treatment, especially in dentistry, wherein most procedures are carried out under local anaesthesia. However, to ensure maximum patient comfort and compliance during mandibular procedures, inferior alveolar nerve block is the most preferred method of local analgesia even for a surgical site with lesser surface area, as infiltrations have proven to be ineffective in mandibular procedures owing to the buccal cortical plate thickness. Four percent articaine local anaesthetic has been successfully used to attain local anaesthesia for dental procedures, especially in maxilla. Our attempt with this study is to find an alternative to the use of inferior alveolar nerve block as well as multiple infiltrations for the extraction of a single mandibular tooth thus, making the injection less painful to the patient and at the same time maintaining the depth and duration of anaesthesia.

Keywords: Local Analgesia; 4% Articaine; Mandibular Block; Mandibular Infiltration; Pain


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Citation: Bhagyasree V., et al. “Local Infiltration with 4% Articaine in the Mandible for Extraction: A Controlled Study".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.2 (2023): 198-204.


Copyright: © 2023 Bhagyasree V., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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