anesthesia

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puromike
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anesthesia
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2012-05-30 21:03:59
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  1. local anesthetic solution are administered from these premeasured cartridges
    carpules
  2. drugs added to anesthetic solutions that constrict blood vessel around the injection site, reducing the blood flow in the area
    vasoconstrictors
  3. the most common vasoconstrictor used in dentistry
    epinephrine
  4. produce a deadened or pain free area while the dentist performs a procedure
    local anesthetic
  5. desensitizers the oral mucosa for brief period
    topical anesthetic
  6. contains nitrous
    blue tank
  7. contains oxygen
    green tank
  8. penetration of several layers of soft tissue
    1 5/8 inch needle
  9. little penetration of the soft tissue
    1 inch
  10. numbness that lasts for many hours or days
    paresthesia
  11. the ratio of nitrous oxide to oxygen that is most effective for each patient
    baseline
  12. the internal opening of the needle where the anesthetic solution flows through
    lumen
  13. the slanted tip of the needle that penetrates the soft tissue
    bevel
  14. a hypersensitive reaction to the anesthetic solution
    allergic reaction
  15. symptoms that appear due to overdose or excessive administration of the anesthetic solution
    toxic reaction
  16. relaxes the patients and relieves fear and anxiety
    sedation
  17. anesthetic solution is injected near the small terminal nerve branches
    local infiltration
  18. anesthetic solution is injected near the large terminal nerve branches
    field block
  19. anesthetic solution is injected near the main nerve trunk
    nerve block anesthesia
  20. anesthetic solution is injected directly into the pulp chamber or root canal of the involved tooth
    intrapulpal injection

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