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This lecture is designed for anyone who wishes to expand their understanding of the newest pharmacologic agents and delivery techniques of local anesthesia. A range of new anesthetic products, some already available and some still in development, will be presented, including needle-free delivery of local anesthetics such as nasal inhalation, compounded topical anesthetics, buffering of anesthetics, and anesthetic reversal agents.
1) Discuss the science and effectiveness of new anesthetic delivery systems versus traditional methods.
2) Describe alternative techniques for delivering local anesthetic agents to address difficult anesthesia problems.
3) Logically problem-solve inadequate anesthesia situations or adverse reaction complications which may occur.
Course Number: S01
- Dental Hygienists
- Dental Therapist
- Student Dentists
About the speaker
Alan W. Budenz, MS, D.D.S., MBA
Dr. Budenz is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and is Vice Chair of Diagnostic Sciences and Services at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, California. He has more than 35 years of general practice experience and lectures internationally on local anesthesia, anatomy, oral medicine and caries management. For 14 consecutive years (2005 – present), he has been recognized as an Annual Leader in Continuing Dental Education by “Dentistry Today”.
|Fundamental CE Credits||2.5|
|Elective CE Credits||0|
|Core CE Credits||0|
|Dentist Early Bird Fee||$45.00|
|Staff Early Bird Fee||$35.00|
|Dentist Regular Fee||$55.00|
|Staff Regular Fee||$45.00|