Local Anesthetics in Dentistry

Local Anesthetics in Dentistry

by NetCE, Mark Szarejko

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The purpose of this course is to provide dental professionals with a comparative perspective on the use of local anesthetics. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Outline the history of local anesthetics.
2. Compare and contrast ester-type and amide-type local anesthetics.
3. Describe the basic neurophysiologic mechanisms of action of local anesthetics.
4. List the most common local anesthetics used in dentistry today, including pharmacologic properties and contraindications.
5. Discuss the available topical anesthetics used in conjunction with local anesthetics in dentistry.
6. Analyze the action of buffering solutions and anesthetic reversal agents.

This 5-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162771159
Publisher: NetCE
Publication date: 02/01/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 222 KB

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