md blocks

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Author:
Anonymous
ID:
48110
Filename:
md blocks
Updated:
2010-11-08 09:13:15
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dental blocks
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Description:
mandibular blocks used in local anesthesia in dentistry
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  1. IA (Inferior Alveolar) Block
    • anesthetises entire quadrant except buccal tissues of molars
    • barrel of syringe must be in opp commisure
    • 25 gauge long needle
    • parallel to line of occlusal plane, 6-10 mm ^
    • coronoid notch/pterygomandibular raphae
    • must contact bone
  2. Buccal Block
    • buccal soft tissue on md molars
    • 25-27 long or short needle
    • distal and buccal to terminal molar
    • 1-2mm, until you hit bone
  3. Mental Block
    • lower lip & chin to midline
    • buccal mucosa ant to ment foramen to midline
    • 25-27 gauge short needle
    • 5-6mm, bubble might occur

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