Local Anesthesia Toxicity – Signs & Symptoms and Management

Local Anesthesia is the most commonly used medication in dentistry to provide anesthesia or pain control for most dental procedures involving teeth, gums and supporting soft tissue. But like any medication there are chances of toxicity to local anesthetic if the correct dosage is not administered. It is always recommended to calculate the Dosage of [&hellip

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Local Anesthesia Allergy and how to perform Skin Test in Dental Clinic

Allergic Reactions to Local Anesthesia is quite rare but when it does happen, it can turn complicated very fast and requires immediate response from the Dentist and Dental Staff to make sure that the vitals of the patient are kept Stable. Local Anesthesia is categorized into 2 types – Amides (Lidocaine, bupivacaine, prilocaine, articaine etc) [&hellip

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Local Anesthesia Syllabus and Chapters

Local Anesthesia is an integral part of Dental Treatments and it is important to have complete knowledge on every aspect related to Local Anesthesia right from Dental Anatomy to help in administering proper Local anesthesia to deciding the amount of local anesthesia to be given to a certain patient. You should also have a clear idea [&hellip

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Nasopalatine nerve block Technique – Local Anesthesia

Nasopalatine nerve block: Used to block the nasopalatine nerve. It is anesthetized as it emerges from the anterior palatine foramen located on the anterior palate region just behind the central incisors. Let us look in detail at “How to give NasoPalatine Nerve Block” and what are the symptoms and complications seen in it. Areas anesthetized: [&hellip

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Anterior or Greater Palatine Nerve Block – Local Anesthesia Technique

Anterior or Greater Palatine Nerve Block: Used to block the Anterior palatine nerve. As the name suggests it blocks the Anterior Palatine Nerve Block, the nerve is anesthetized as it exists the Greater Palatine Foramen which is located on the hard palate on the posterior portion. Let us look in detail about How to give [&hellip

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Why cannot the Dentist get my Teeth Numb with Local Anesthesia

Getting a Tooth numb before any procedure in the dental clinic is one of the main things which every Dentist would like to get and all the patients would feel comfortable with, but there are some or shall I say many situations when your Dentist cannot get your teeth numb even after multiple doses and [&hellip

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Inferior Alveolar Nerve block – Local Anesthesia Technique, Landmarks and Symptoms

It is sometimes called the Inferior Dental Nerve which gives off a motor branch supplying the Mylohyoid and the anterior belly of digastric and travels through the Mandibular foramen and enters the Mandible. After entering the Mandible it supplies to the following Mandibular Teeth: 2nd Premolar, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Molars. It extends Anteriorly forming [&hellip

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Best Books to follow for Local Anesthesia in Dentistry

Local Anesthesia is a very important and integral part of Dentistry and every Dentist or Dental Student should be well versed with the knowledge and all the aspects of Local Anesthesia. There are  many procedures which will be performed after administration of Local Anesthesia like General Extractions, Dis-Impactions of Third Molars, Root Canal Treatment, Periodontal [&hellip

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Infraorbital Nerve Block – Local Anesthesia Technique

Infra Orbital Nerve Block – Block of Anterior and Middle Superior Alveolar Nerves Inferior alveolar nerve block as the name suggests blocks the Infraorbital nerve block along with some other nerves which is used mainly when working in the Anterior Maxillary region. So let us see in detail about How to give Infra Orbital Nerve [&hellip

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Local Anesthesia Definition, Composition, Classification, Ideal properties and Complications

Local Anesthesia: Definition: It is a local state of loss of sensation without loss of consciousness, in a circumscribed area of the body due to a depression of, excitation in nerve endings or an inhibition of the conduction process in peripheral nerves. Local Anesthesia is most commonly used in Dental Treatments where the need to [&hellip

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Complications of Local Anesthesia

Local Anesthesia is useful in many dental treatment procedures and there are many complications associated with the administration technique and also with the composition of certain components of the agent present like allergic reactions and other conditions which are divided into Local and Systemic. One of the most common Complication seen in Syncope which can [&hellip

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Dosage of Local Anesthetic Agents – Types and Mode of Action

Local anesthetic agents should be given carefully because of the various adverse reactions to many Health conditions. It is very confusing if you are a Dental student or new to Practice to calculate the concentrations of Local Anesthetic agents. I how this post helps the students in their Exam Viva and also the Dental Practitioners [&hellip

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Duration of Action of Local Anesthetic Agents

Given under are the Duration of actions of some of the commonly used Local Anesthetic agents in Dental Practice. The uses of different local anesthetic agents in different situations is based on the duration of local anesthesia. Long acting Anesthetic agents are used in surgical procedures which are time taking and short or medium acting [&hellip

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Classification of Local Anesthetic agent

Local anesthetic agents can be grouped based on their chemical structure. Following are the chemical groups of local anesthetics commonly used in dentistry which are classified accordingly based on their chemical structure. Local Anesthesia is used to attain local analgesia in a certain part of the body using chemical agents. Attaining local anesthesia helps in [&hellip

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