OraVerse reverses soft tissue anesthesia, reducing the duration of numbness and accelerating the return to normal function.
Phentolamine mesylate (PM) safely and effectively reduces the duration of local anesthetic- induced soft-tissue numbness and its associated functional deficits.1 Septodont’s OraVerse, an in jectable formulation of PM, is the first and only local dental anesthesia reversal agent that accelerates the return to normal sensation and function after procedures involving intraoral submucosal injection of a vasoconstrictor-containing local anesthetic.
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Anesthetic reversal agent reduces duration by up to half. I first learned about OraVerse while attending a seminar (that, incidentally, had nothing to do with anesthesia). I picked up a brochure from a product information table; it caught my eye with the headline ?Normal Faster.? After reading the brochure, I literally jumped in with both feet, wanting to try it. In my pediatric practice, I encounter so many kids who bite their lip and/or simply don?t like that ?numb feeling,? so I decided to try OraVerse. As soon as I returned to the office, I...Read More
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A few months ago, one of my best friends wanted to celebrate his birthday in Asbury Park, NJ. At the time, I didn’t know what “Silverball” was and assumed it was just another bar near the boardwalk. I was in for quite a surprise. Actually, there were 2 surprises that evening. First, as the website advertises, Silverball Museum Arcade is a “living, breathing, and blinking tribute to our pinball and video gaming past.” Wall to wall, the arcade is filled with pinball machines, classic arcade games, air hockey tables, skee ball, and more. Above each pinball machine,...Read More