AGD Subject Code: 340
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the most frequent target for block anesthesia, and various approaches to achieving profound anesthesia in the mandible.
- Explain the advantages, disadvantages and challenges associated with the conventional inferior alveolar nerve block, as well as the Vazirani-Akinosi and Gow-Gates techniques.
- Describe the nerve systems anesthetized with these methods.
This course was published in the September 2023 issue and expires September 2026. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.