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Reshma. Dodwad

Citation Information : Dodwad R. WHY DOES LOCAL ANESTHESIA NOT WORK EVERY TIME?. CODS J Dent 2011; 3 (1):61-65.

DOI: 10.5005/cods-3-1-61

License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-06-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


This article describes the reasons why local anaesthesia may fail. It offers strategies to help to overcome failure of local anesthesia in dentistry.

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