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Local Anesthesia - Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor administers local anesthesia?

The doctor performing the surgery, either dentists, ophthalmologists or another surgeon will administer the local anesthetic.

2. How does a topical anesthetic work?

A topical anesthetic lessens the chance of inflammation or infection at the site.
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3. Does inhalation sedation produce any side effects?

No; when administered properly inhalation sedation does not produce any side. The euphoric effect of the inhalation will wear off pretty much immediately after the gas supply is turned off.

4. What is twilight sedation?

Twilight sedation is also called sleep dentistry or IV sedation and uses an intravenously delivered sedative to induce a deeply relaxed, but still conscious, state.

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sanjeev_med

local anesthesia acts both on sensory n motor neurons, block them by increasing threshold for depolarisation

kushal

i want to know topical form of local anaesthesia and side effect with duraton of action

sudamani

i want to know the lethal dosage and safety dosage of local anasthesia

marcuz

i need the indication and contraindication of local, regional, and general anesthesia

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