II. Indication

  1. Lower lip anesthesia

III. Technique

  1. Two lines of anesthesia, from chin to each mouth angle
    1. Two lines together with lower lip forms triangle
  2. Infiltrate with total of 10-15 cc of 1% Lidocaine
  3. Insert needle at chin midline
    1. Direct needle toward right mouth angle
      1. Infiltrate from chin to right mouth angle
    2. Withdraw and redirect needle to left mouth angle
      1. Infiltrate from chin to left mouth angle

IV. References

  1. Moy in Pfenninger (1994) Procedures, p. 145-55
  2. Salam (2004) Am Fam Physician 69(3):585-90 [PubMed]

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