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, Articadent® 1:100,000 has a gold color band. The box for Articadent 1:100,000 also has the same gold color band for easy identification.
Articadent is a true representation of the most profound anesthetic molecule Articaine available in the market#. Articadent is not typically associated with increase in heart rate even with increasing the epinephrine concentration in blood by 3-5 times. Articadent is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to products containing sulfite. Articadent should not be used in patients with congenital or idiopathic methemoglobinemia. Common precautions include aspiration prior to injection to help avoid intravascular injection. Local anesthetic solutions like Articadent that contain a vasoconstrictor should be used cautiously especially in patients with impaired cardiovascular function or vascular disease.
Articadent is available in boxes of 50 cartridges of 1.7 ml with your local dealer. DENTSPLY part number for Articadent 1:100,000 is 51116.
Please refer to the full prescribing information under resources to know more about Articadent DENTAL 1:100,000.
*As per SDM data April 2014
# Handbook of Local anesthesia – SF Malamed sixth edition