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Article: Volume 42 Number 5 Page 493 - June 2015

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Abstract: In a recently published, well-written review paper by Kakroudi et al the clinical safety of articaine (hydrochloride) pertaining to the claims that it is particularly neurotoxic (ie causing paraesthesia or, more correctly, hypoaesthesia) has been briefly discussed.1

Author notes: Ellen Christine Vigen and Lasse A Skoglund Institute of Clinical Dentistry, University of Oslo, Norway, Dr Ahmed Din, Paediatric OMFS and Dentistry Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Carlos Ibrahim (KCL) and Crispian Scully (WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health-General Health) and Claudia Peace, Winchester.

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