The efficacy and safety of articaine versus lignocaine in dental treatments: a meta-analysis.

@article{Katyal2010TheEA,
  title={The efficacy and safety of articaine versus lignocaine in dental treatments: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Vandana Katyal},
  journal={Journal of dentistry},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={307-17}
}
OBJECTIVES Although articaine has been recommended for providing an improved local anaesthetic effect in patients presenting for dental treatments, a relevant meta-analysis has been lacking. Despite articaine's popularity, there is contradictory evidence to support the claims. The aim of this systematic review was to compare the efficacy and safety of articaine with lignocaine in maxillary and mandibular infiltrations and block anaesthesia in patients presenting for routine dental treatments… CONTINUE READING

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