Computer-controlled delivery versus syringe delivery of local anesthetic injections for therapeutic scaling and root planing.

@article{Loomer2004ComputercontrolledDV,
  title={Computer-controlled delivery versus syringe delivery of local anesthetic injections for therapeutic scaling and root planing.},
  author={Peter Michael Loomer and Dorothy A. Perry},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={135 3},
  pages={
          358-65
        }
}
BACKGROUND The authors conducted a study to compare administration of local anesthetic using a computer-controlled delivery device with an aspirating syringe for therapeutic scaling and root planing. The anterior middle superior alveolar, or AMSA, injection was compared with other maxillary injections. METHODS Twenty healthy adults with moderate periodontal disease participated in this single-blind crossover study. Subjects were evaluated by a trained examiner and were treated by experienced… CONTINUE READING

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