Effect of bupivacaine on postoperative pain for inferior alveolar nerve block anesthesia after single-visit root canal treatment in teeth with irreversible pulpitis.

@article{Parirokh2012EffectOB,
  title={Effect of bupivacaine on postoperative pain for inferior alveolar nerve block anesthesia after single-visit root canal treatment in teeth with irreversible pulpitis.},
  author={Masoud Parirokh and Mohammad Hosein Yosefi and Nouzar Nakhaee and Hamed Manochehrifar and Paul Vincent Abbott and Farshid Reza Forghani},
  journal={Journal of endodontics},
  year={2012},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={1035-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Pain control after root canal treatment is of great importance in endodontic practice. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of a long-acting anesthetic (bupivacaine) on postoperative pain and the use of analgesics after root canal treatment. METHODS In a randomized double-blinded clinical trial, 60 patients (30 per group) having first or second mandibular molars with irreversible pulpitis randomly received either 0.5% bupivacaine with 1:200,000 epinephrine… CONTINUE READING