For courses in Pain Control, Local Anesthesia in Dentistry, and Nitrous Oxide Sedation (minimal sedation) in Dentistry.
Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals, 2/e provides a user-friendly, primary resource for instructors and students of pain control. This text is appropriate for both dental and dental hygiene students and provides step-by-step instructions that are also useful to practicing clinicians seeking to improve their skills or learn new injection techniques. In addition to the superb illustrations, step-by-step approach, and easy-to-understand language established in the first edition, the new second edition includes both local anesthesia and nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation. Extensive online resources and a companion technique DVD augment this text, providing a comprehensive resource for students and dental professionals.
Teaching and Learning Experience
Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals, 2/e provides unparalleled coverage in a straightforward, user-friendly format. It provides:
- Comprehensive yet accessible content: The text is an all-in-one resource in local anesthesia for dental and dental hygiene students and professionals.
- Real-world learning: Chapters present practical expertise, case studies, and resources that will be referenced again and again.
- Extensive teaching and learning resources: Numerous text features and supplemental materials facilitate both teaching and learning.
Section I - Pain Control Concepts
Chapter 1 - Perspectives on Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals
Chapter 2 - Fundamentals of Pain Management
Chapter 3 - The Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Pain Control
Section II - Pharmacology of Local Anesthetic Pain Control
Chapter 4 - Pharmacology Basics
Chapter 5 - Dental Local Anesthetic Drugs
Chapter 6 - Vasoconstrictors in Dentistry
Chapter 7 - Dose Calculations for Local Anesthetic Solutions
Chapter 8 - Topical Anesthetics
Section III - Injection Fundamentals
Chapter 9 - Local Anesthetic Delivery Devices
Chapter 10 - Patient Assessment for Local Anesthesia
Chapter 11 - Fundamentals for Administration of Local Anesthetic Agents
Section IV - Clinical Administration of Local Anesthesia
Chapter 12 - Injections for Maxillary Pain Control I
Chapter 13 - Injections for Maxillary Pain Control II – Palatal Approach
Chapter 14 - Injections for Mandibular Pain Control
Chapter 15 - Supplemental Techniques and Adjunctive Strategies
Chapter 16 - Troubleshooting Inadequate Anesthesia
Chapter 17 - Local Anesthesia Complications and Management
Section V - Special Considerations for Local Anesthesia
Chapter 18 - Insights for Fearful Patients
Chapter 19 - Insights from Pediatric Dentistry
Chapter 20 - Insights from Specialties: Oral Surgery, Periodontics, Endodontics
Section VI - Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation
Chapter 21 - Fundamentals for the Administration of Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Sedation
Appendix I - Anatomical Review