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Postoperative pain relief after surgical removal of impacted third molars: a single-blind, randomized, controlled study to compare levobupivacaine and mepivacaine.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of orofacial pain
Publication Date
Volume
23
Issue
4
Pages
325–329
Identifiers
PMID: 19888483
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Levobupivacaine is a valid alternative to traditional local anesthetics for surgical removal of lower third molars. It presents better pain relief when compared to mepivacaine in the immediate postoperative period as evidenced by lower VAS scores.

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