Posted: February 28, 2018
Edited by Dentaltown staff
LANCASTER, Penn.—Septodont, a manufacturer of dental anesthetics, recently signed an agreement with Dr. Gregory K. Tuttle to develop a needle bending guide for distribution in the U.S. dental market.
The TNN Needle Guide is being developed to complement Tuttle's TuttleNumbNow technique, a one-step localized intraosseous anesthesia method that reduces onset time and allows dentists to improve their efficiency. For dentists that conclude that a bent needle can be used safely in a particular dental procedure, the TNN Needle Guide will allow dentists to bend a Septodont Evolution needle to the 90°–120° angle needed for the TNN technique. The guides will be pre-sterilized, single-use devices and available in boxes of 100. The TNN Needle Guides are designed to work exclusively with Septodont needles and the instructions for use should be strictly followed.
The Septoject Evolution needle offers a patented scalpel-bevel design. It is engineered for a smoother penetration with less tissue displacement. This means less discomfort for patients, even when used for multiple injections. The need for less force, combined with significantly reduced deflection, means better control and accuracy.
For more information, visit septodont.com and tuttlenumbnow.com.