As a medicament in Pulpotomy: Used as a pulpotomy medicament to control pulpal bleeding in vital pulp therapy
As an antibacterial agent: It not only exhibites hemostatic action but also has antimicrobial activity. Antibacterial efficacy of it is similar to 0.2% chlorhexidine.
During restorative procedures: One of the most common chemical hemostatic reagents used in the restorative dentistry.
For gingival displacement in prosthodontics: It is used for tissue displacement and it would be maintained for at least 30 min.
Management of postextraction hemorrhage: Not widely used to control postextraction hemorrhage; however, it may offer assistance with mucosal tears or uncontrolled postextraction hemorrhage in gingival tissues
As hemostatic agent used in periradicular and endodontic surgery: Control of bleeding during any surgical procedure is imperative and can be achieved by practical and effective systemic or topical approaches.
Epinephrine pellets used either alone or in combination with a Ferric Sulphate-soaked pellet are effective topical hemostats when applied in the bony crypt under light pressure. Aluminum chloride alone or in combination with Ferric Sulphate (Stasis) appeared to be the most efficient hemostatic agent to control the bleeding during periapical surger