Adjuncts to Local Anesthesia: Separating Fact from Fiction

July 1, 2001
Adjunctive local anesthetic techniques and their armamentaria, such as intraosseous injection, computer-controlled delivery systems, periodontal ligament injection and needleless jet injection, have been proposed to hold particular advantages over conventional means of achieving local anesthesia. This article describes the use of each technique and proprietary armamentarium and reviews the literature appraising their use.

MeSH Key Words: anesthesia, dental/methods; anesthesia, local/methods; equipment design

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