In addition to the conventional Halsted inferior alveolar nerve block and two well-known alternatives, this discussion will examine key features of other mandibular block techniques and short needle approaches.
AGD Subject Code: 730
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the application of the Halsted inferior alveolar nerve block (HIANB) and its clinical success rate.
- Explain factors that can impact the development of anesthesia, as well as the use of HIANB alternatives.
- Describe the short needle inferior alveolar and lingual nerve block technique.
This course was published in the April 2023 issue and expires April 2026. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.