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Professor DS Kothari: A Profile
Defence Science Journal
Dentists have been the founder of anaesthesia because of their day to day experience of pain while doing their job. Due to high morbidity and mortality, general anaesthesia never won the heart and trust of the dentist. Although several local anaesthetic agents were used in dental practice but they could not last long due to toxic side effects. A new chapter was written in dental anaesthesia with the invention of wonder drug "Lidocaine" and till date it remains the most popular drug amongst thedoi:10.14429/dsj.44.4167 fatcat:qcwirq7evvg3viednko5s6nvbm