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What is anesthetic, local (Dental) used for?

A dentist typically uses local anesthetic to eliminate the pain sensation that may otherwise be experienced during a dental procedure.

It can also be used to diagnose and treat jaw and teeth related pain conditions including muscle pain, jaw joint pain, and nerve type pain.

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