ISSN 2409-5834

A study to evaluate and compare the onset, duration of action and efficacy of lignocaine and articaine in pediatric dental patients

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Abhishek Jain , Arun Sharma , Divya Tomar , Sumera Pervaiz Khan


Background: Local anaesthetic agents have revolutionized the practise of dentistry and allowed safer pain free surgical experience. Because of its potency, safety and effectiveness lignocaine has become the gold standard for comparison among newer agents. Articaine is claimed to be superior to lignocaine owing to its better diffusion through soft tissue and bone, the rapid onset, and the lower degree of toxicity.

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