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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

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Oral administration of chlordizepoxide (10 mg) and/or oxazepam (10 mg) two hours prior to the mandibular block anesthetic injection enhanced the success rate of anesthesia to reduce pain during anesthetic injection in patients undergoing dental treatments.
Gow-Gates mandibular block applied anatomy and histology.
While the mandible is not especially suited for effective infiltration, the use of articaine on the mandibular first molar worked well for this case, preventing the need for bilateral mandibular blocks. Effective anesthesia using four cartridges of articaine over the 90-minute treatment period allowed access to the areas of deeper pocketing and inflammation while the patient remained comfortable.
A clinical evaluation of the GowGates mandibular block technique.
An evaluation of the closed mouth mandibular block technique.