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    At what level of blood pressure...dental treatment is contraindicated and why
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    (Original post by Sruthi mohan)
    At what level of blood pressure...dental treatment is contraindicated and why
    I mean, I didn't know the answer off the top of my head, but a very quick google told me the answer straight away :P A blood pressure of 180+ (systolic) would probably make dental treatment a bit dangerous if you use local anaesthetics that contain vasoconstrictors (the vasoconstrictor reduces the blood flow out of the region thus keeping the anaesthetic local), because if you give a vasoconstrictor then you're going to be increasing their blood pressure even higher. And anything above 180 could potentially cause some awful side effects
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    At what level of bp we suggest plain local anesthesia??
    Thank for the above answer
 
 
 
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