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When to Inject

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HealthWiki > Where There Is No Dentist > Chapter 9: Injecting Inside the Mouth > When to Inject


Inject local anesthetic whenever the treatment you give may hurt the person. If, after you inject, the person says the tooth still hurts, be kind. Stop and inject again.

Inject local anesthetic slowly and carefully. You can then treat a bad tooth and not hurt the person.
This page was updated:19 Feb 2018