Cranial Maxillofac Trauma Reconstruction 2018; 11(04): 331-332
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1606249
Technical Note
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Glossopharyngeal Nerve Block: The Premolar Approach

Sruthi Rao
1  Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rungta College of Dental Sciences and Research, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
Santhosh Rao
2  Maxillofacial Surgery Services, Department of Dentistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Tatibandh, Raipur, India
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15 February 2017

07 April 2017

Publication Date:
25 August 2017 (eFirst)


This is a technical note describing hard tissue landmarks to simplify the intraoral glossopharyngeal nerve block. Our literature review revealed no specific mention of the same procedure in documented data.