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Local Anesthesia for Dental Professionals, 2nd edition

  • Kathy Bassett
  • Arthur DiMarco
  • Doreen Naughton

Published by Pearson (July 1st 2014) - Copyright © 2015

2nd edition

Overview

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.

Table of contents

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

 

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