Astringedent™ X

12.7% Iron Solution

Astringedent X hemostatic is an aqueous 12.7% iron solution that works quickly to stop difficult bleeding. It contains equivalent ferric sulfate and ferric subsulfate.

Note: Diluted Astringedent X hemostatic does not equal ViscoStat or Astringedent hemostatics.

Technical Details

For Difficult Bleeding

Use Astringedent X hemostatic in situations requiring more profound hemostasis, or when the attainment of quality hemostasis may be more challenging i.e., in cases of difficult-to-stop, problem bleeding.

IndiSpense Syringe

​Verify flow of all syringes prior to applying intraorally. If resistance is met, replace tip and recheck. To avoid cross contamination, do not re-use tips.

Sold Directly to Licensed Dental Professionals Only

Ultradent is committed to supporting the dental community. Astringedent X hemostatic is only sold directly to licensed dental professionals.


Profound Hemostasis in Even the Most Challenging Cases


Photo courtesy of Dr. Bruce LeBlanc.


Photo courtesy of Dr. Bruce LeBlanc.

Astringedent X hemostatic and the Dento-Infusor tip facilitate profound hemostasis.


Tissue Management Technique Step by Step

See Instructions for Use for complete instructions, warnings, and precautions.

Step 1

With the Dento-Infusor™ tip, scrub hemostatic firmly against cut bleeding tissues until bleeding stops.

Step 2

Give firm air/water spray to remove residual coagulum and to test for profound hemostasis. If bleeding continues, repeat.

Step 3

After complete hemostasis has been attained, excellent retraction is achieved using Ultrapak™ knitted cord placed with the Ultrapak™ packer


"I have been using Astringedent X now daily. I absolutely love it. The tissue retracts nicely, the cleanup is easy (no mess at all), the patients are handling the taste fine, and it has made my job so much easier. Astringedent X washes away well, leaving little to no residue. It keeps the tissue dry and tight long enough for me to complete the procedure...I have been using the "X" for everything."

Dr. Kristina Wiley

"I use Astringedent X exclusively. During my nine and a half years of practice I have had to redo an impression only 4 times. And to clarify that further, two were on the same person due to gagging reflexes. Now I know I don't crown as much as most, but I have done plenty enough to know how well this works in comparison to other products."

Dr. Jaleena Jessop

"Astringedent X is a game changing product without rival that enables me to confidently stop tissue bleeding quickly. It receives my highest endorsement for a product that not only delivers what it promises but exceeded my expectations."

Dr. Bruce LeBlanc, DDS

"Astringedent X is a product that should be in every office. Having the ability to create a controlled work environment with no bleeding aids in consistently achieving nice bonded restorations and good sharp crown and bridge impressions. In the event of problematic bleeding with oral surgery procedures, Astringedent X is excellent when combined with pressure to stop stubborn bleed sites. I view it as cheap insurance to ensure you have a good day at the office."

Dr. Craig Janssen – Green Bay, WI

"With other hemostatic products it seems like you are always fighting a losing battle. Astringedent X stops ANY bleeding...end of story."

Dr. Adam DeLee – Hot Springs, AR

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can Astringedent X hemostatic be used with epinephrine preparations?

    No. If Astringedent X hemostatic is used with epinephrine, there is a reaction that can cause the gingival tissue to temporarily turn a dark blue or black color.

  • Is there any problem when a polyether material is used following hemostasis with Astringedent X hemostatic?

    Polyether materials are negatively affected by residual ferric sulfate on the preparation. Ensure you wash the area completely to avoid this effect.

  • Can Astringedent X hemostatic affect the recession of gums in the anterior segment because of reduced blood supply?

    The physical effect of Astringedent X hemostatic is to create a coagulum plug that will seal off any open vessel. When applied as per the instructions, it is not present long enough to have an irreversible vasoconstrictor effect that would reduce circulation to the tissues.

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