Pain is the most common manifestation of dental disease and the advent of anesthesia may be regarded as a cornerstone in the development of modern dentistry. Anesthesia is used not only for extraction of teeth, but also for procedures that cause pain such as drilling cavities or cleaning the teeth deep into the gums.
Historically, dental pain or a
Dental anesthesia can be administered intra-orally or extra-orally.
The spectrum of
- Local Anesthetics
- General Anesthetics
Lidocaine is the most commonly used local anesthetic agent. Inadvertent injection into a blood vessel can lead to complications like hematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels).
Latest Publications and Research on Dental Anesthesia
- Do Academic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Comply With Best Practices for Reporting the Results of Randomized Clinical Trials? - Published by PubMed
- Multi-drug therapy for epilepsy influenced bispectral index after a bolus propofol administration without affecting propofol's pharmacokinetics: a prospective cohort study. - Published by PubMed
- Distinct effects of general anesthetics on lung metastasis mediated by IL-6/JAK/STAT3 pathway in mouse models. - Published by PubMed
- Impact of maxillary teeth morphology on the failure rate of local anesthesia. - Published by PubMed
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