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Where should a dentist inject the lidocaine to block pain perception?

Where should a dentist inject the lidocaine to block pain perception?

By the nerve: Adjacent to the nerve which supplies the affected area, so that the lidocane spreads to the nerve. ...Read more

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What can I expect when getting injected with lidocaine(xylocaine) from the dentist?

Pinch then pressure: Local anesthetics like Lidocaine when injected will produce a prick (unless they swab the area with topical anesthetic first) then burning or lot of pressure when the local is injected. You may feel a. Shock sensation if he/ she gets close to a nerve. ...Read more

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At the site where the dentist injected me, is it safe to rub lidocaine viscacious to numb my mouth?

At the site where the dentist injected me, is it safe to rub lidocaine viscacious to numb my mouth?

Mouth: Yes however if the tenderness persists more than 2 days return to the dentist for evaluation of the area. This tenderness is an uncommon occurrence. ...Read more

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Hello Dr Druz, on February 24, I had a dental visit. The dentist injected 4 needles if lidocaine and epinephrine. Withing 1 minute I started experiencing tremors, hot flashes, cold hands and feet, fatigue. 911 was called, I was then taken to the hospital

Hello Dr Druz, on February 24, I had a dental visit. The dentist injected 4 needles if lidocaine and epinephrine. Withing 1 minute I started experiencing tremors, hot flashes, cold hands and feet, fatigue. 911 was called, I was then taken to the hospital

Be careful: you most probably had a reaction to the epinephrine or it was injected into a blood vessel. In any event make sure you tell anyone working on you and they want to give you an anesthetic injection tell them what happened and insist they use a different anesthetic besides lidocaine with epinephrine. There are plenty other choices ...Read more

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What must be done before a dentist administers citanest or lidocaine?

3 steps: 1. Informed consent explained and signed, 2. All vital signs should be taken with monitoring for 10 minutes, 3. Topical anesthetics are applied. ...Read more

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Can getting lidocaine shots from the dentist for tooth removal cause death?

Can getting lidocaine shots from the dentist for tooth removal cause death?

Very low probability: As with any drug, there is a therapeutic level and toxic level. For dental anesthetics there is a large difference in the amount of drug that is typically used for dental procedures and the toxic amount. If the anesthetic is inadvertently injected in an artery, there could be life threatening effects, but this is also extremely rare. ...Read more

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Is there any value to lidocaine and streptomycin injection that dentists give to tn patients?

TN: Some practitioners believe the combination gives more profound relief for tn. According to a study done at ucla the combination is no more effective than Lidocaine alone, and may exhibit more side effects. ...Read more

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Are there any lidocaine alternatives for heart patient at dentist?

Lidocaine: Lidocaine isn't the problem usually.It's the Epinephrine that in the lidocaine.Use ldocaine with no vasoconstrictor such as epi. ...Read more

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