Exercise No. 378
Subject Code: 132
Anesthesia and Pain Control
The 15 questions for this exercise are based on the article, Effect of a new local anesthetic buffering device on pain reduction during nerve block injections, on pages 74-78. This exercise was developed by Robert A. Busto, DMD, MBA, FAGD, in association with the General Dentistry Self-Instruction committee.
Reading the article and successfully completing this exercise will enable you to:
- review nociception;
- review the general mechanism of action of local anesthetics; and
- understand the concept of buffering local anesthetics.