Cranial Maxillofac Trauma Reconstruction
DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1606249
Technical Note
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Glossopharyngeal Nerve Block: The Premolar Approach

Sruthi Rao
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rungta College of Dental Sciences and Research, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
Santhosh Rao
Maxillofacial Surgery Services, Department of Dentistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Tatibandh, Raipur, India
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Publication History

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.