Alternative Anesthetic Technique for Maxillary Periodontal Surgery

@inproceedings{Holtzclaw2008AlternativeAT,
  title={Alternative Anesthetic Technique for Maxillary Periodontal Surgery},
  author={Dan J Holtzclaw and Nicholas J. Toscano},
  year={2008}
}
Background: Maxillary periodontal surgery typically requires multiple injections and may inadvertently affect facial structures such as the upper lip, lateral aspect of the nose, and lower eyelid. To minimize these sequelae and reduce the number of total injections, a relatively new injection technique has been proposed for maxillary procedures. The anterior middle superior alveolar (AMSA) injection is reported to effectively anesthetize maxillary teeth and associated gingival tissues extending… CONTINUE READING

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