A medical emergency can occur in any dental office; when this happens our goal is to manage the patient until they recover or until help arrives. Preparation is the key to successful management. This course outlines steps to take to prevent emergencies from occurring and outlines the basic principles that apply when they arise.
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Expires on: Oct 31, 2022
6 CE Credits
This course is for:Dentists, Staff, Assistants, Hygienists
This seminar will explore the reasons and cures for incomplete local anaesthesia. A discussion about the relevant anatomy and pharmacology that contributes to incomplete local anaesthesia will be presented. Techniques beyond the standard inferior alveolar nerve block and armamentarium besides the standard needle and syringe will also be evaluated. Some of the topics to be explored include the Gow-Gates Block; arti-caine; intraosseous and PDL injections; methods of pain reduction during injection
The assessment of any imaging examination relies on a familiarity with the normal anatomy contained therein. Although students develop competency with the classic radiologic appearances of normal anatomy in dental school, it is only after seeing hundreds, if not thousands of images that the practitioner develops an appreciation for the range of these normal appearances. Even so, normal anatomy may be presented on panoramic images that may be confused with a disease or disease process. This lectu