Articaine and mepivacaine efficacy in postoperative analgesia for lower third molar removal: a double-blind, randomized, crossover study.

@article{Colombini2006ArticaineAM,
  title={Articaine and mepivacaine efficacy in postoperative analgesia for lower third molar removal: a double-blind, randomized, crossover study.},
  author={Bella Luna Colombini and Karin Cristina da Silva Modena and Adriana Maria Calvo and Vivien Thiemy Sakai and Fernando Paganeli Machado Giglio and Thiago J Dion{\'i}sio and Alceu S{\'e}rgio Trindade and Jos{\'e} Roberto Pereira Lauris and Carlos F Santos},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2006},
  volume={102 2},
  pages={169-74}
}
OBJECTIVE Comparison of the clinical efficacy of 4% articaine in relation to 2% mepivacaine, both with 1:100,000 epinephrine, in the prevention of postoperative pain after lower third molar removal. STUDY DESIGN Twenty patients underwent removal of bilateral lower third molars under local anesthesia (articaine or mepivacaine) in 2 separate appointments, in a double-blind, randomized, and crossed manner. Objective and subjective parameters were recorded for paired comparison of postoperative… CONTINUE READING

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