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Obtaining Profound Pulpal Anesthesia:
What I've Learned in 39 Years of Trying to Get There

Course Instructor: Stephen J. Clark, DMD

Event Date: Friday, April 17, 2015

Location:U of L Shelby Campus Founder's Union Building 312 North Whittington Parkway
Louisville, KY 40223

Room 201
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Lecture: CEU(s) – 3
Education Method: Live Interactive Format

: 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Lecture: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM



This presentation reviews the local anesthetics and techniques of administration commonly used by the presenter to obtain profound pulpal anesthesia. A review of the recent dental literature will be included to update course participants regarding the evidence-based efficacy of different anesthetics and types of primary and supplemental injections in obtaining pulpal anesthesia. Special consideration will be given to obtaining profound local anesthesia for the mandibular molar.


1. Local Anesthetics in our Armamentarium
2. Primary and Supplemental Injections
3. Anesthesia for the Mandibular Molar


At the conclusion of this Course, participants should be able to:
• Understand the advantages and disadvantages of different local anesthetics and indications for their use.

About Stephen J. Clark, DMD:

Dr. Clark is a native of Central City, Kentucky and attended Western Kentucky University. He received his DMD degree in 1972 from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. After a general practice residency in the United States Public Health Service, he received his specialty certificate in endodontics in 1975 from the University of Kentucky. He then established his endodontic practice in Louisville, Kentucky where he practiced full-time for 23 years before joining the full-time faculty at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and practicing part-time. He currently serves there as Professor and Director of the Post-graduate endodontic program.

Dr. Clark is a member of the American Association of Endodontists and is one of the founding members of the Kentucky Association of Endodontists. He is a member of the American Dental Association and its component societies, the Southern Endodontic Study Group, the College of Diplomats of the American Board of Endodontics, and has served as a Director, Secretary, and President of the American Board of Endodontics.


FEES: On-Line Registration by 4/24/2015 11:59 PM On-Site Registration after 4/24/2015 11:59 PM
Dentist $185 $220
Hygienist $145 $180
Auxiliary $145 $180
Hygienist/Auxiliary w/ Dentist $135 $170

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****Payment by Check or Money Order available for on-site registration only****


We reserve the right to cancel, modify date, revise course content, revise program faculty and activities. Pre-registered participants will be notified if a course is revised or cancelled, as warranted. In the event a course is cancelled, tuition will be refunded.

All registrations are subject to the ULSD Cancellation Policy.

This is a'non-limited'attendance course.

ULSD must receive your written request for cancellation not later than two-weeks prior to course start date to process a refund. A $75 processing fee will be deducted from the refund. Course Registrants who are a 'NO-SHOW' forfeit course tuition.

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