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

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Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
It's a type: 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 on May 24, 2018

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