Local vs. General Anesthetics

Local vs. General Anesthetics

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Dr. Stanley Malamed
This lesson is included in Spear’s Understanding Dental Anesthesia course where Dr. Stanley Malamed provides the practitioner a foundation in the history and evolution of dental anesthesia. An overview of terminology and anatomy will set the stage for understanding and appreciating subsequent courses. The lesson focuses on the difference in effects of using local anesthesia and general anesthesia. Dr. Malamed explains how local anesthesia is the best option to be used for preventing pain during oral surgery and how it should be deposited to produce the most effective outcome.