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Complications of dental local anaesthesia course for Dental Practitioners

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery,elfh,NHS

This session will outline the main complications relating to dental local anaesthesia, the possible causes, and the techniques used to overcome these.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • identify the main complications which may arise with the use of local anaesthetics
  • describe the causes of these complications
  • discuss management of complications

Complications arising due to the use of local anaesthesia in dentistry are rare. They can arise for many reasons including poor technique, physical damage by the needle, or due to the anaesthetic solution itself.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have a knowledge of:

  • pharmacology of the local anaesthetic agents
  • maxillary and mandibular local anaesthetic techniques
Instructors / Speakers
Andrew Carr,
Specialist Registrar in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology

Andrew Carr (BDS, MFDS, RCSEd) qualified from Newcastle University in 2008 and, after having completed General Professional Training, he is currently a Specialist Registrar in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology at Newcastle Dental Hospital.

Andrew’s interests are in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral Medicine and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Kathy Wilson BDS PhD MSc MFDS (RCS Edin) DDPH (RCS Eng),
Associate Specialist in Dental Sedation, Module Editor for e-Den Module 3

Dr Kathy Wilson is an Associate Specialist in Dental Sedation at Newcastle Dental Hospital.

Currently lecturing in the field of dental sedation and special care dentistry at undergraduate and postgraduate level, Kathy has extensive clinical experience in management of the anxious dental patient.

Kathy is also part of the Module Editorial Team at e-Den, and is Module Editor for Module 3 Anxiety and Pain Control in Dentistry.

Delivery
Title
Complications of dental local anaesthesia course for Dental Practitioners
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
03_11
Access Duration (in months)
12
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