Local Anesthetic Drugs and Techniques for Dental Procedures (1114)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Anesthesiology/Pain Management
Sunday | 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||303



Michele (Mike) Barletta DVM, PhD, MS, ACVAA
University of Georgia

Dr Barletta graduated from the University of Turin, Italy in 2002, where he completed his PhD in veterinary oncology in 2006. He moved then to the United States where he completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Purdue University in 2007. After his internship he stayed at Purdue University for his anesthesiology residency and Master's degree. He worked at the University of Minnesota for three years as Assistant Clinical Professor in anesthesia before joining the University of Georgia.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


The mechanism of action of the most used local anesthetic drugs will be explained. The techniques used for dental block will be shown using 3D animations and clinical use of these techniques will be discussed.

Learning Objectives

1. Understanding the mechanism of action of local anesthetic drugs

2. Understanding how local techniques should be executed

3. Clinical use of local techniques in dental procedures

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