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Saturday, June 21, 2008

Conservative and Endodontics MCQ 05

Saturday, June 21, 2008

A patient arrives at your office in severe pain on mandibular right with cellulitis of the buccal mucosa and trismus limited to an opening of 5mm. Intraorally you visualize swelling buccal to #30, which when tested is extremely percussion and palpation sensitive with an EPT of no response at 80/80. With much skill you negotiate radiographic file into position and identify a large periradicular radiolucency associated with #30. What is your anesthetic technique of choice?

  1. Inferior alveolar nerve block

  2. Auricular-temporal extra oral injection technique

  3. Akinosi technique

  4. Gow-Gates technique

  5. Rx of felxaril to relax muscular complex then attempt anesthesia

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