Local anesthetics and medically complex patients

J Calif Dent Assoc. 2000 Aug;28(8):611-9.


As the population ages and medical science advances, more and more patients with complex medical histories will be seeking care in private dental practices. This paper will review a variety of disease entities as well as potential drug interactions pertinent to the use of local anesthetic agents in medically complex patients.

MeSH terms

  • Anesthesia, Dental*
  • Anesthetics, Local* / administration & dosage
  • Dental Care for Chronically Ill*
  • Drug Interactions
  • Humans
  • Vasoconstrictor Agents / administration & dosage


  • Anesthetics, Local
  • Vasoconstrictor Agents