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 ...

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

May 21, 2018 ... The exact length of time that Novocaine works for depends on ... may need to use more Novocaine on an infected tooth than they do on a ...

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

Aug 24, 2017 ... Novocaine works by blocking the nerves in your body from sending pain signals to your brain. A doctor or dentist can use it to numb the part of ...

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

Novocaine works by keeping neurons from communicating with each other. ... What do you think would happen if they injected it into your vein or let you drink it ?

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 is not used anymore. Other drugs last longer and work better than Novocain.

https://immediadent.com/blog/how-dental-anesthesia-works/

May 21, 2018 ... Here's how it works and why it's nothing to be scared of. ... The type they use depends on what they need the specific anesthetic to do. Here are ...

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

Sep 22, 2017 ... Novocaine. A drug used almost exclusively (and abundantly) in the dentist office. But why novocaine? And how does it differ from regular ol' ...

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. When my dad was little, his dentist didn't use local anesthetics, and my poor ...

https://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/4av9mf/eli5how_does_novocaine_work/

Neurons transmit information about sensation to the brain through use of sodium channels. When neurons are stimulated, sodium channels on ...

https://www.legacydental.com/blog/getting-your-mouth-numbed-at-the-dentist/

Dec 26, 2011 ... First, even though many call it novocaine, nobody uses novocaine as a local anesthetic any longer. ... Anesthetic does not always work. If your ...