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February 8, 2021 Feature AnesthesiologyOral HealthPharmacology

Diphenhydramine as a Local Anesthetic: Case Report

by David Charrette, BMSc, BDS; Jason Wong, BSc, DMD; Michael Shimizu, BSc, DMD, MSc, FRDC

Keywords: local anesthetic, allergy, diphenhydramine, emergency treatment Abstract Allergy to local anesthetics is a rare condition which poses a unique challenge for dental treatment. In this article, we present a case of suspected allergy to conventional local anesthetics which was

June 22, 2011 News Anaesthesia

Trigeminal nerve injuries related to local anaesthesia in dentistry

by ken

Probably shouldn’t be doing this, but as a child of the 60’s, that doesn’t stop me –  the article below is relevant and salient and resonates with the recent  publication in the RCDSO oeuvre from Garisto et al. Owner of

May 5, 2011 News AnaesthesiaEvidence based dentistry

Study IDs root cause of local anesthetic-related NSDs

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid May 5, 2011 — The root cause of local anesthetic-related neurosensory disturbances (NSDs) in dentistry has been unclear. But now a group of Danish researchers say it is neurotoxicity related to high-concentration formulations of anesthetics — particularly articaine

April 21, 2011 News AnaesthesiaPediatric dentistry

Syringe cover takes the fear out of pediatric local anesthesia

by ken

By Rob Goszkowski – Dr.Bicuspid.com April 21, 2011 — Getting children to sit through a dental procedure is a challenge most practitioners inevitably face. The mere mention of the word “needle” can prompt anxiety and panic in young patients, making

March 8, 2011 News Anaesthesia

Needle free anaesthesia – thought Charlie Sheen called that cocaine

by ken

St. Renatus, LLC, With Guidance From The U.S. Food And Drug Administration, Has Established Readiness To Proceed To Phase 3 Trials From Medical News Today St. Renatus, LLC, the northern Colorado start-up Company dedicated to bringing to market a needle-free