Participants should be aware of the following financial/non-financial relationships:
Stanley F. Malamed, DDS: Onpharma (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Consultant; Septodont Inc. (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Consultant
Local anesthesia forms the backbone of pain control techniques in dentistry. In this program, Dr. Malamed will discuss the development of these fascinating drugs (the past) and techniques that are currently used in dentistry (the present), as well as looking into the not-too-distant future of pain control. The history of the management of post-surgical pain will also be reviewed.
Name the 5 local anesthetics currently available to the dental profession
Discuss the concept of buffering of local anesthetic solutions