Today’s local anaesthetics are very effective. However, all dentists experience occasions when they do not work. This is frustrating and leads to discomfort and stress for both patient and dentist. This webinar reviewed the reasons for incomplete and failed local anaesthesia.
- Understanding how both normal anatomy and unusual anatomy of the mandible and the mandibular nerve can effect local anaesthetic success.
- Understanding how Articaine differs from other amide local anaesthetics and how this can be used advantageously.
- Understanding how infection and acidity can change local anaesthetic efficacy.
- Learning about new buffering devices that may help local anesthetic onset and efficacy.