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  1. A consideration when administering local anesthesia to a child is:
  1. Of the following amides which is used as a topical anesthetic?
  1. Local anesthetic molecules have access to the nerve membrane at the _______________.
  1. Which statement is correct?
  1. Which statement is incorrect?
  1. Which of these anesthetics provides the longest duration of soft tissue anesthesia during a mandibular block?
  1. Which of these anesthetics provides the longest duration of pulpal anesthesia during a maxillary infiltration?
  1. The maximum dosage for lidocaine 2% with 1:100,000 epinephrine is 2.0 mg/lb. What is the maximum number of cartridges of anesthetic solution that can be safely administered to a 30 pound patient?
  1. Which statement is false?
  1. A patient presents with a documented allergy to Novocain. Which of the following anesthetics should be avoided?
  1. Which anesthetic is contraindicated in a child under 2 years?
  1. A patient presents with a documented allergy to bisulfites. Which of the following anesthetics should be avoided?
  1. A teenage patient presents for treatment admits to using cocaine daily. Which of the following anesthetics should be avoided?
  1. A clinician is about to load a cartridge of local anesthetic solution into a syringe and notices that the rubber stopper is flush with the lip of the glass cylinder. The dentist should:
  1. For most injections the bevel of the needle:
  1. Malamed recommends use of a 25 gauge needle over a 30 gauge needle because:
  1. Needles should not be bent except for:
  1. Topical anesthetics are effective up to a depth of:
  1. The correct position of a patient in the dental chair during local anesthetic administration is:
  1. The temperature of anesthetic solution during administration should be:
  1. When administrating a local anesthetic injection to a child:
  1. In a pediatric patient the mandibular foramen is:
  1. In studies comparing the effectiveness of mandibular infiltration to mandibular block in primary teeth it was found that:
  1. The middle superior alveolar nerve block is effective in completely anesthetizing:
  1. Anesthetic toxicity may be prevented by: