How to Maximize, Benefit and Reduce Risk of Local Anesthesia
Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry
Presented by: Marvin Leventer, DDS and Monica Tiu, DDS
Dr. Leventer received his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in 1990. He then completed a two-year general practice residency and a two-year dental anesthesiology residency at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in New York. Dr. Leventer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Anesthesiology and a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He is also a member of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Leventer is an assistant professor of dental anesthesia at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and provides general dentistry within the faculty practice.
Dr. Monica Tiu is currently an assistant clinical professor of Dental Anesthesiology at the University Of Maryland School Of Dentistry and practices in Columbia, MD. She received her D.D.S. from UMSOD in 2006, completed a general practice residency at the Brooklyn Veterans Affairs Hospital, and finished her two-year dental anesthesiology residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. In the past, she was an attending at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and an assistant clinical professor at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Tiu is a member of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists.
This course is meant as a review of practical local anesthesia with background as to how local anesthesia works, and how to minimize failures. We will review anatomy, physiology and mechanisms of drug action. There will be demonstrations of technique via videos of patient care. We will discuss and review how to avoid and treat complications of local anesthesia.
- Understand indications and limitations of local anesthesia
- Understand how to maximize effectiveness of local anesthesia and pain control
- Understand related anatomy and physiology of how local anesthetics work
- Understand how to avoid and treat complications of local anesthesia
- Understand indications of non-traditional approaches to local anesthesia
Team Member: $75.00
Credits: 4 CDE hours - lecture
The University of Maryland School of Dentistry designated this activity for 4 Continuing
Dental Education hours.
Target Audience: Dentists and team members