https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-does-anesthesia-work/

Local anesthetics, such as Novocain, block nerve transmission to pain centers in the central nervous system by binding to and inhibiting the function of an ion ...

http://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=2383

Let's say that neuron 1 pick up a sensation of pain. ... Novocain, like most narcotics, blocks the chemical receptors on nerve cells that sense pain, preventing the ...

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321880.php

May 21, 2018 ... This numb feeling, from Novocaine or other drugs, will last some time ... by stopping nerves in the body from sending pain signals to the brain.

https://www.healthline.com/health/how-long-does-novocaine-last

Aug 24, 2017 ... Novocaine is a local anesthetic that's often used in short procedures to numb ... the nerves in your body from sending pain signals to your brain.

https://www.paradigmdentalofbeaverton.com/news/general/how-does-novocaine-work/

Sep 22, 2017 ... And how does it differ from regular ol' anesthesia? ... The way novocaine and other pain killers work is to block this transmission in a given area ...

https://www.colgate.com/en-us/oral-health/procedures/anesthesia/local-anesthesia

Many people think of Novocain as the classic numbing drug. But Novocain actually ... Inferior Alveolar: Nerve Block and Dental Pain Control. What is an inferior ...

https://www.colgate.com/en-us/oral-health/procedures/anesthesia/what-are-common-novocain-side-effects-0113

Novocaine, or procaine hydrochloride, is a local anesthetic commonly used during dental procedures. ... Inferior Alveolar: Nerve Block and Dental Pain Control.

https://www.livescience.com/33731-anesthesia-work.html

Feb 23, 2012 ... Anesthesia is used every day in hospitals to block pain and even the ... Examples include novocaine shots, which dentists use to numb the ...

https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/How-Does-Novocaine-Work-249401

May 11, 2007 ... When I have a cavity filled all I can say is praise to the Novocaine. ... These injectable local anesthetics prevent pain in a specific area by ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9844

Local anesthetics block nerve conduction by preventing the increase in membrane permeability to sodium ions that normally leads to a nerve impulse. Among ...