Dr Alan Reid presents Local Anaesthesia: Myths and Reality.

Part 1

Basic pharmacology and physiology of LA

Adverse reactions, including allergy

The failure of LA

A review of the various LA agents

A review of vasoconstrictors

Part 2

Some anatomical issues affecting LA

Mandibular anaesthesia, focussing on the various IAN block techniques

Maxillary anaesthetic techniques

LA and orofacial pain