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Complications of local anaesthesia in endodontics

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Unni Krishnan, Alex Moule, Tara Renton

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCommon Complications in Endodontics
Subtitle of host publicationPrevention and Management
PublisherSpringer International Publishing Switzerland
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9783319609973
ISBN (Print)9783319609966
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

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Local anaesthesia plays a critical role in pain management during endodontic procedures. This chapter discuss common reasons for failure to obtain pulpal anesthesia, explores recent evidence to improve successful pulpal anesthesia, and examines mechanisms of nerve injury from inferior alveolar nerve block along with its assessments and management.

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