Regional Anesthesia for the Dentistry and Oral Surgery Patient

This Course Is Approved for 1 CE Credit     |     Brenda L. Mulherin, DVM, DAVC and Julie M. Riha, DVM

This article describes regional anesthesia techniques and basic anesthetic considerations for dentistry and oral surgery procedures in the canine and feline patient. It includes information on medications and dosages that can be used, regional anatomy to be aware of when performing the local blocks and 

written and photographic diagrams explaining techniques.

Upon completion of this article, the reader will be able to describe the processing of pain in the canine and feline patient.  After reading the article, the reader will be able to recognize common regional anesthesia techniques commonly used in dentistry and oral surgery procedures.

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