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Introduction to dental local anaesthesia

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

This session provides an overview of dental local anaesthesia. Much of the information will be revision of basic principles from undergraduate training. The session describes the techniques available to achieve local anaesthesia for dental procedures, and then goes on to demonstrate how local anaesthetic agents are classified and what their ideal properties are.

Learning objectives

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

  • define the term 'local anaesthesia'
  • describe the techniques and equipment used in dental practice to achieve local anaesthesia

  • list the ideal properties of local anaesthetic agents
  • explain how local anaesthetic agents are classified

PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

 

Before commencing this session you should have a knowledge of head and neck anatomy in relation to nerve supplies and dental anaesthesia.

Instructors / Speakers
Zoe Greenwood,
Dentist

Zoe is currently a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Paediatric Dentistry at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. She recently finished a six month post at University Hospital Aintree as an SHO in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Zoe completed two years General Professional Training in the Northern Deanery. She worked as a House Officer at Newcastle Dental Hospital, in all the departments, and in a General Dental Practice. She qualified from Newcastle Dental School with BDS in June 2008, and passed the MFDS Parts I and II from RCS Edinburgh in 2009-2010.

Delivery
Title
Introduction to dental local anaesthesia
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
03_03
Access Duration (in months)
12
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