O.S. Accelerator Course (2 Years Access | Monthly Payments)$175USD / month for 24 months Add To Cart
Module 111 CE Hourx
Module 11 Overview
Learn helpful tips and tricks to make suturing faster and more reliable through easy-to-follow, step-by-step demonstrations. See which suture materials to use, how to use them, and when to select one suturing technique over another. Your confidence will be boosted and you will have a variety of methods in your back pocket to close any wound in the mouth!1 CE Hour
- Suture NeedlesRuntime: 05:33
- Monofilament vs. Polyfilament SuturesRuntime: 04:17
- Absorbable vs. Non-Absorbable SuturesRuntime: 05:10
- Suturing Fundamentals Pt. 1Runtime: 03:50
- Suturing Fundamentals Pt. 2Runtime: 05:22
- Simple Interrupted SutureRuntime: 04:26
- Figure Eight SutureRuntime: 04:47
- Horizontal Mattress SutureRuntime: 04:37
- Vertical Mattress SutureRuntime: 04:08
- Continuous SutureRuntime: 05:33
- Continuous Locking SutureRuntime: 06:32
- Buried KnotsRuntime: 05:20
- Suture RemovalRuntime: 07:04
- Common Suturing ErrorsRuntime: 10:17
- Suturing TipsRuntime: 07:22
Suturing 101View Objectivesx
- Following completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- – List various types of suture needles and discuss their properties.
- – Distinguish between monofilament and polyfilament sutures.
- – Distinguish between absorbable and non-absorbable sutures and understand how to select the appropriate kind.
- – Explain why we suture.
- – List common types of sutures and suturing armamentarium.
- – Demonstrate the proper technique for passing a suture through the tissue.
- – Discuss tips, techniques, and materials to simplify the suturing process.
- – Confidently place simple interrupted sutures.
- – Understand the benefits of a figure eight suture.
- – Perform a figure eight suture.
- – Demonstrate a horizontal mattress suture and list indications for this type of suture.
- – Demonstrate a vertical mattress suture and state when you may use this type of suture.
- – Confidently perform a continuous suture and list advantages and disadvantages of this type of suture.
- – Demonstrate a continuous locking suture and understand the benefits of this type of suture.
- – Bury suture knots in select situations.
- – Explain the proper technique for removing sutures.
- – Recite common suturing errors leading to difficult placement and failure of the sutures.
Suturing 101$125USD Add to cart
Module 73 CE Hoursx
Module 7 Overview
Over 40 videos dedicated to teaching you the tips and tricks to numb even the most difficult teeth! Step-by-step instructions are provided to help you achieve predictable, profound anesthesia each and every time you pick up the syringe. Even if you decide not to extract teeth, this module will give you the foundation needed to ensure your patients are always comfortable in your chair.3 CE Hours | 2 Months
- Needle GaugeRuntime: 05:03
- AspiratingRuntime: 02:59
- Needle CappingRuntime: 02:51
- Local InfiltrationsRuntime: 04:34
- Mandibular InfiltrationsRuntime: 04:54
- PDL InjectionsRuntime: 04:07
- Papilla InjectionsRuntime: 03:11
- Interseptal InjectionsRuntime: 03:24
- The Gate Control Theory of PainRuntime: 02:30
- Palatal InjectionsRuntime: 04:03
- Greater Palatine Nerve BlockRuntime: 03:57
- Nasopalatine Nerve BlockRuntime: 04:38
- PSA BlockRuntime: 03:41
- AMSA BlockRuntime: 03:37
- ASA BlockRuntime: 04:26
- High Tuberosity V2 BlockRuntime: 04:53
- Pterygopalatine V2 BlockRuntime: 04:46
- Intraoral Cervical Plexus InjectionsRuntime: 03:30
- Mental Nerve BlockRuntime: 04:42
- Vazirani-Akinosi BlockRuntime: 02:50
- Buccal Nerve BlockRuntime: 03:14
- Gow-Gates BlockRuntime: 07:21
- Inferior Alveolar Nerve BlockRuntime: 07:30
- Alternative Mandibular Block TechniquesRuntime: 03:01
- Failed Mandibular BlocksRuntime: 05:44
- Local Anesthetic AllergiesRuntime: 05:42
- Local Anesthetic Complications Pt. 1Runtime: 05:40
- Local Anesthetic Complications Pt. 2Runtime: 09:00
- Temporary Facial Nerve ParalysisRuntime: 04:07
- Infections & AnesthesiaRuntime: 06:08
- Anesthetic CarpulesRuntime: 02:32
- Types of Local AnestheticRuntime: 09:17
- ArticaineRuntime: 03:53
- Topical AnestheticRuntime: 07:53
- EpinephrineRuntime: 05:02
- Oraverse® (phentolamine)Runtime: 03:51
- pKaRuntime: 03:03
- Local Anesthetic BufferingRuntime: 03:55
- Using Anesthesia to DiagnoseRuntime: 02:39
- Pediatric Local Anesthesia Pt. 1Runtime: 06:44
- Pediatric Local Anesthesia Pt. 2Runtime: 06:16
- Anesthetizing for a Full Mouth ClearanceRuntime: 05:54
Local AnesthesiaView Objectivesx
- Following completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- – State why needle gauge is important.
- – Understand why we aspirate prior to injecting anesthetic.
- – Demonstrate the proper aspirating technique.
- – Demonstrate safe techniques for re-capping needles.
- – Demonstrate proper technique for injecting local anesthetic.
- – Deliver more comfortable palatal infiltrations.
- – Supplement a lower block with a lingual infiltration in the appropriate situations.
- – Identify situations when mandibular infiltrations could be effective on their own.
- – Describe a periodontal ligament (PDL) infiltration and its applications.
- – Demonstrate the proper technique for a PDL infiltration.
- – Deliver atraumatic palatal anesthesia via the papilla injection technique.
- – Be familiar with the interseptal injection.
- – Demonstrate the proper interseptal injection technique.
- – Describe the gate control theory of pain.
- – Employ this theory to make injections and exodontia more comfortable for our patients.
- – Competently utilize the greater palatine nerve block.
- – Competently utilize the nasopalatine nerve block.
- – Describe the posterior superior alveolar (PSA) nerve block.
- – Demonstrate the proper technique for a PSA nerve block.
- – Understand the application of an anterior middle superior alveolar (AMSA) nerve block.
- – Demonstrate the proper technique for an AMSA nerve block.
- – Describe the anterior superior alveolar (ASA) nerve block.
- – Demonstrate the proper technique for an ASA block.
- – Understand and demonstrate 2 different approaches to maxillary (V2) nerve blocks.
- – Discuss the intraoral cervical plexus anesthetic technique (ICPAT) and the potential merits of this injection.
- – Perform a successful supplementary ICPAT injection.
- – Describe the mental nerve block and its application.
- – Demonstrate the proper technique for a mental nerve block.
- – Understand the applications for the Vazirani-Akinosi nerve block.
- – Perform a successful Vazirani-Akonosi nerve block.
- – Discuss the buccal nerve block.
- – Utilize a more predictable technique for buccal nerve block anesthesia.
- – Describe the Gow-Gates block.
- – Demonstrate the proper technique for a Gow-Gates nerve block.
- – Describe the proper inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) block technique and deliver more predictable anesthesia of the IAN.
- – Recall and demonstrate additional less-conventional approaches to IAN nerve blocks.
- – List reasons why mandibular blocks fail and how to limit failures of these blocks.
- – List the various types of anesthetic allergies.
- – Circumvent and or manage various anesthetic allergies.
- – Explain what methemaglobinemia is and how can it be triggered.
- – Discuss tachyphylaxis and how it affects the quality of our anesthesia.
- – Appreciate why infection counteracts profound anesthesia and how to overcome this.
- – Recognize the signs and symptoms of anesthetic toxicity and common causes of toxicity.
- – Identify causes of pain during dental injections and how to minimize this discomfort for our patients.
- – Recognize and manage other common complications of local anesthesia.
- – State the cause and management of temporary facial nerve paralysis.
- – Recall useful facts about anesthetic carpules.
- – Learn the properties of the 5 most commonly employed local anesthetics in dentistry.
- – Select the appropriate anesthetic for the procedure at hand.
- – Discuss the properties of articaine and it’s applications for exodontia.
- – Appreciate the controversy surrounding the use of Articaine for lower blocks.
- – Describe the types of topical anesthetic.
- – Demonstrate the proper application of topical anesthetic.
- – Discuss a potent, novel, custom compounded topical agent to employ in your practice.
- – Describe the properties of Oraverse® (phentolamine) and its recommended dosage.
- – Understand when one might use Oraverse®.
- – Explain the significance of the pKa of anesthetics.
- – Understand we have to wait for anesthetic to take effect.
- – Discuss anesthetic buffering and its advantages.
- – Utilize anesthesia in select cases to help diagnose a toothache.
- – Anesthetize pediatric patients with more confidence.
- – Understand how one can safely anesthetize a patient for multiple extractions or a full mouth clearance.
Local Anesthesia$250USD Add to cart