Local Anesthesia Potpourri: From Complications to Success

  • Saturday 1/29/2022
  • Time: 8:00 - 11:00 am
  • Course Code: 608SL
  • Cost: $99
  • Credits: 3 CE Hours
speaker
Mic Falkel, DDS is the chief medical officer and founder of Onpharma Inc., and an adjunct clinical professor at Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry at the University of Pacific. He also maintains a general practice in Monterey, CA.

This course will cover topics including: pharmacology of local anesthetics, chemistry, formulation, physiology, local anesthetics and infected tissue and buffering; causes of injection pain; measuring and achieving anesthetic success, definition of success, failures and consequences of failed anesthetic, how to eliminate certain types of failures; real time course of analgesia in dentistry, anesthetic performance background, clinical data review of time course of analgesia, impact of time course to the daily practice, products that improve the time course of analgesia; and local complications of anesthetic injections, ten most common complications.

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Review the pharmacology of local anesthesia
  • Understand injection pain and its implications
  • Indicate the causes for local anesthetic complications
  • Identify how to properly diagnose local anesthetic complications
  • Determine a treatment plan for the effective management of local anesthetic complications
Recommended Audience: Dentist, Hygienist

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