Local anaesthesia – theory basics and administration in dedicated LA manikin (pre-clinical)

These sessions are designed to review the principles of local anaesthesia as relevant to dentistry and to allow participants the opportunity to practise their technique(s) on a dedicated local anaesthetic manikin.

The main areas to covered include:

  • Review of the trigeminal nerve and relevant anatomy

  • Physiology and chemistry of local anaesthesia

  • Armamentarium

  • Techniques for anaesthesia of the lower jaw

  • Techniques for anaesthesia of the upper jaw

  • (These sessions are available in 1-hour blocks)