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Is a mandibular nerve block the same as a regular local anesthesia injection?

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Dr. Natalie Sieb answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

of local anesthesia, yes. Sometimes it's done in addition to general anesthesia, depending on the procedure you're having done and who is doing it. It blocks a handful of nerves in that genera area so that at least half of your mouth becomes numb.

Answered May 24, 2018

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