Mandibular blocks tend to be the most challenging oral injections to gain profound anesthesia. This course reviews the anatomical structures associated with mandibular blocks. An overview of the three most common blocks used in dentistry. The Inferior Alveolar, Gow-Gates and Vazirani Akinosi. Learn the basics of these injections and why you would choose one over the other.



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Teacher Tina RDH

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Teacher Tina RDH is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHTCR (August 26, 2021-December 31, 2022). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.”

Meet Your Instructor

Tina Clarke RDH MEd

Founder and Owner of Teacher Tina RDH

Tina Clarke

Tina Clarke is the leading voice in anesthesia dental education. From head & neck anatomy, health histories, and practical tips and tricks to getting anesthesia right every time, Tina employs adult learning principles, equipping her course attendees for success. A nationally published author, podcaster, and founder of Teacher Tina RDH, she keeps her skills and knowledge current while continuing to serve the profession as a clinician, educator, trainer, speaker. Her teaching, training, and presenting style is upbeat and fun, making even the most difficult topics a delight to learn. Tina has been a clinical dental hygienist for over 20 years and an educator for nearly 15. She received her bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene in 2001 and her master’s degree in education in 2013.