2 CE Units
This lecture is designed for anyone who wishes to expand their understanding of the newest pharmacologic agents and delivery techniques of local anesthesia. A wide range of techniques and alternative anesthesia modalities will be presented, including compounded topical formulations, buffering of local anesthetics, computer-controlled delivery systems, and more! This course combines the latest innovations in local anesthesia with the best newer techniques for delivery.
You Will Learn:
1. The common causes of local anesthesia failures and how to better overcome these failures.
2. How to achieve more effective and predictable anesthesia for any dental treatment procedure.
3. The science behind new anesthetics and techniques that are now available in the dental marketplace or that are currently being researched.
4. How to apply the latest anesthetic agent technology to your daily practice, and describe new trends in achieving profound patient comfort.
Dr. Budenz is professor in the Departments of Biomedical Sciences and of Dental Practice and is Vice Chair of Diagnostic Sciences and Services at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California. He received his graduate degree in Anatomy from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his dental degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He has more than 30 years of general practice experience in San Francisco, has served as a general dentistry clinical floor instructor and taught general dentistry, local anesthesia, and anatomy courses for many years at Pacific, and has lectured nationally and internationally on local anesthesia, oral medicine, and anatomy topics.