- Friday 2/1/2019
- Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
- Course Code: 408RH
- Cost: $899
- Credits: 4 CE Hours
Let’s Cut to the Chase: Human Cadaver Dissection for Local Anesthesia
Alan Budenz, DDS, MS is a professor in the department of biomedical sciences, as well as the vice chairman of diagnostic sciences and services at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry.
Mel Hawkins, DDS is a diplomate of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and founding Director of the Intravenous Sedation, Continuing Education Program at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and was the Founding Director of the Intravenous Sedation Program at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry.
- Identify by dissection where and how to best give block anesthesia injections in the maxilla and the mandible
- Review by structure identification the landmarks and variables of local anesthesia needle placement
- Practice and perform injections on cadavers
- Isolate, remove, and examine the TMJ, condyle, and condylar capsule
- Learn, landmark, and perform lingual infiltration
- Trace the mandibular nerve(s) and the branches from the foramen ovale inferiorly
- Visualize the anatomy directly in the dissected regions
- Answer the question: Where am I going wrong anatomically with my injection techniques?
This course is also offered on Saturday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm, 601SH
Recommended Audience: Dentist, Hygienist
The Septodont grant has been applied to this course.
Supplies Needed: A headlamp, either on their loupes or separate, an anatomy atlas or reference (optional), one anesthetic syringe (optional)