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Mandibular Local Anesthesia for the Dental Professional (Dental Team Education)
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Injection failure not only causes unnecessary patient discomfort and apprehension, it can also frustrate providers, as well. The causes are varied; patient specific considerations, varied anatomical modifications, and injection technique.

As a practicing clinician for over a decade, Katrina has never delivered an Inferior Alveolar Nerve Block yet she consistently achieves successful mandibular anesthesia. Learn how you can, too!

In this Dental Team Education course, Katrina Sanders, RDH, M.Ed. guides participants through the common causes of injection failure, including anatomical and physiological conditions. Explore techniques used in private practice, including appropriate doses of anesthesia, anatomical and armamentarium considerations.

In this course, you will:
• Review indications, relevant anatomy and technique factors of common mandibular dental injections
• Identify the physiological and anatomical considerations that may lead to inadequate mandibular anesthesia
• Develop critical thinking skills for troubleshooting mandibular local anesthetic delivery
• Gain strategies for addressing inadequate mandibular local anesthesia during patient care


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