mandibular block


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mandibular block

regional anesthesia of the lower jaw produced by injection of a local anesthetic near the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve.

mandibular block

Regional anesthesia of the lower face and mandibular tissues by infiltration of the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve.
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Injection pain: comparison of three mandibular block techniques and modulation by nitrous oxide:oxygen.
The success and failure rate of the mandibular block anesthesia was determined by the pulp tester [24]; success: 8, 9 and 10 and failure: 1-7.
2011 Articaine provides a higher rate of anaesthetic success Stronger evidence for articaine's superiority with infiltration anesthesia than with mandibular block anaesthesia Yilmaz et al.
While the mandible is not especially suited for effective infiltration, the use of articaine on the mandibular first molar worked well for this case, preventing the need for bilateral mandibular blocks.