For over 100 years DENTSPLY International has been supporting dentists worldwide in their profession. Our trusted and comprehensive range of anesthetics enables dentists and hygienists to start every procedure right. At DENTSPLY we ensure quality at each step of the product’s journey from collection of active molecule till it reaches your office. Each cartridge is twice sterilized with sterilizing filter followed by autoclave method. Cartridges are then visually inspected with electronic laser for defects and impurities including but not limited to cracks, foreign particles, color and density et al. Each cartridge is Mylar pack labeled to restrain the individual pieces in case of a break thus avoiding any injuries. Each set of 10 cartridges is then blister packed to avoid breakage. Each cartridge is color coded as per industry standard ADA system, 3% Polocaine® plain 1:200,000 has a tan color band. The box for Polocaine plain also has the same yellow color for easy identification.
The onset of action is rapid (30 to 120 seconds in the upper jaw; 1 to 4 minutes in the lower jaw) and 3% Polocaine DENTAL will ordinarily provide operating anesthesia of 20 minutes in the upper jaw and 40 minutes in the lower jaw. Polocaine is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to local anesthetics. Polocaine should not be used in patients with congenital or idiopathic methemoglobinemia. Common precautions include aspiration prior to injection to help avoid intravascular injection.
Polocaine Dental is available in boxes of 50 cartridges of 1.7 ml with your local dealer. DENTSPLY part number for Polocaine® Dental is 34416.
Please refer to the full prescribing information under resources to know more about Polocaine plain DENTAL.