Is it a requirement to annotate on the Dental Health Record (SF 603) the name
and amount of each local anesthetic used?
List the local anesthetics most commonly used in Army dental clinics.
a. __________ hydrochloride (Xylocaine).
b. Bupivacaine ( __________ ).
Mepivacaine hydrochloride ( __________ ).
Local anesthetics usually contain a vasoconstricting drug. All of the following are
reasons for this practice EXCEPT FOR:
a. The anesthetic is retained in the area longer.
b. The anesthetic is released more slowly into the general circulation.
The area of injection will have less tendency to bleed.
d. The anesthetic results in a loss of sensation throughout the body.
Select the drug that is NOT a vasoconstricting drug.
Block anesthesia is used to anesthetize:
a. Maxillary teeth.
b. Mandibular teeth.