Local anaesthesia for children

F.W.A. Frankenmolen, J.A. Baart

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Abstract

Needless to say, children tend to dread local anaesthesia. The dentist may deal with this in various ways. He/she must win the trust of the child, speak in a manner the child understands, use an injection technique that is effective and does not cause the child any pain and know and prevent potential complications. Finally, it is of major importance that the dentist treats the child with empathy.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLocal anaesthesia in dentistry
PublisherSpringer
Pages125-146
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9783319437040
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Frankenmolen, F. W. A., & Baart, J. A. (2017). Local anaesthesia for children. In Local anaesthesia in dentistry (pp. 125-146). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43705-7_9