Local Anesthetics Review

Local Anesthetics Review 

This course will review the most commonly used topical and local anesthetics in dentistry. Also discussed is the use of vasoconstrictors with local anesthetics to assist in achieving and maintaining anesthesia, how local anesthetics are metabolized and excreted by the body and reversal agents for local anesthetics.

AGD Subject Code 341


Hours: 2.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program


Dynamic Dental Educators is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-AC-SWK-DDE-5042-V2
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 11/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
To recognize the most commonly used local anesthetics in dentistry
To understand the basic neurophysiological principles by which local anesthetics work.
To understand the properties which differentiate how local anesthetics are used in varied clinical situations
To learn how vasoconstrictors added to local anesthetics help in the ability to achieve and maintain anesthesia.
To recognize medical conditions which can influence the type and dosage of local anesthetics and vasoconstrictors administered
To review how local anesthetics are metabolized and excreted after they are administered
To know about reversal agents for local anesthetics
To develop and maintain a respect for local anesthetic administration as it relates to the safety and well-being of each patient.


For the course outline, please refer to the Table of Contents found in the course PDF.

Instructor: Dynamic Dental Educators
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Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Dental Professionals; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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