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Faster, More Comfortable LA?

One of the most frustrating occurrences in endodontics is failure of LA. This can sometimes happen due to a technique failure, but there are also patients for whom LA is just not very effective. Difficulty in anaesthetising certain patients has been identified for as long as there is history in medicine and dentistry. Probably the […]

Failed Anaesthesia

The Endospot Guide to Understanding Local Anesthetic Failure

  Every dentist has had the unfortunate experience of being unable to achieve anesthesia, especially when dealing with an irreversibly inflamed dental pulp. You find yourself filled with self-doubt and feeling helpless, especially where the patient has presented in pain and you feel you need to remove that inflamed pulp! But, LA failure is a […]