Restorative dentistry can result in nerve injuries. In this lecture, Professor Tara Renton focuses on various restorative procedures that have resulted in nerve injuries and the effect this can have on patients. This is a very useful lecture to understand the reasons why nerve injuries occur, the level of risk and the information that the clinician needs, to gain consent, how the clinician can initially manage these and the long-term sequelae.

Nerve injuries in restorative dentistry - Professor Tara Renton

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the importance of the consent process
  • Understand the consequences to patients for trigeminal nerve injuries
  • Know the signs of trigeminal nerve injury
  • Know some risk factors for neuropathic pain
  • How to minimise nerve injury during restorative treatment
  • How local anaesthesia can result in nerve injury and the risk factors for local anaesthetics
  • The risk factors which can lead to nerve injury in endodontic treatments and how to manage these
  • Understand the risk factors that can lead to nerve injury during implant treatment and how to manage these
  • Understand aspects of management of nerve injury while in general practice
1 videos
46 mins CPD/CE