Editor: Esam Ahmad Z Omar

Local Anesthesia and Extractions for Dental Students: Simple Notes and Guidelines

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ISBN: 978-1-68108-634-7 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-633-0 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2018
DOI: 10.2174/97816810863301180101


This textbook presents basic principles of local anesthesia and exodontia for undergraduate dental program students and dental surgeons in training. Readers will understand key concepts and points that prepare them for daily oral and maxillofacial surgery practice. The book also provides detailed notes for managing patients who have different medical conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, endocrine disorders and systemic diseases.

Key Features:

  • - provides an easy to understand short note format of information for readers
  • - covers the basics of anesthesia and pain biology
  • - covers simple extractions to complex surgical extractions
  • - presents guidelines for managing patients with medical complications


The target of this book is the undergraduate dental students to give them the basic concept and outline of the principle of local anesthesia and exodontia in brief short notes form that is easy to understand, remember and to implement clinically.

The local anesthesia and exodontia is the fundamental part of Oral Surgey that should be known well by all dentists, since it is one of the daily surgical procedures in dentistry.

This book is suitable as well for the oral & maxillofacial surgery trainees who are looking for a concise rapid revision of management of simple, complex dental extraction and management of medically compromised patients.

I dedicate this book to my students everywhere, my parent and family. I would like to express sincere thanks to my wife for continuous support, encouraging and help.


I would like to acknowledge Dr. Fadi Jarab and Dr. Wamig Fareed for their contribution in this work (Chapter 3 and part 2 in chapter 4 written by Fad Jarab and Chapter 6 by Wamiq Fareed).

The figures of this book has been drawn by: Dr. Omar Mohammad Dad. I would like to acknowledge him for his help in producing the figures of this book, his help was valuable and appreciated.

This book has been revised by: Dr. Ghaith Gazal, and Dr. Albaraa B. Alolayan. I would like to acknowledge them for their contribution in this work.

With appreciation and thanks to Instant Anatomy. 10 Summerfield Cambridge, CB3 9HE, UK. http://www.instantanatomy.net, for their permission for using some of their illustration in chapter one (The Outline of the Trigeminal Nerve Anatomy).

Conflict on Interest

The authors confirm that this article content has no conflict of interest.

Esam Ahmad Z. Alomar
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
College of Dentistry
Taibah University, Madinah
Saudi Arabia