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electronic dental anesthesia, EDA
In dentistry, the use of low levels of electric current to block pain signals en route to the brain.
The patient controls the current through a hand-held box. The current creates no discomfort and, unlike local anesthesia, the patient does not have to wait for the numbness to go away once the dental work is completed.
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