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Elements of successful local anesthetic and what could go wrong?

Presented by Dr Gregory Mahoney

On Demand Webinar!

FREE Webinar

CPD: 1 CPD Hour


Dr Gregory  Mahoney BDSc, PhD, MSc(Dent), GradDipClinDent, FADI, FPFA.

Greg graduated from the University of Queensland in 1978.  In 1980, he opened his private practice in Manly Queensland which he has continued to this day.  In 1997, he completed his Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (USyd) in conscious sedation with the ASDA prize for the highest pass. In 2001, he completed his Masters of Science in Dentistry (USyd) and 2010 his PhD in Oral Public Health (UQ). 2011 saw Greg awarded fellowships with the Academy of Dentistry International and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Greg lectures nationally and internationally on nitrous oxide sedation, local anaesthetic and medical emergencies.

Greg is the:

President of the Australian Society of Dental Anaesthesiology (2009-present)

Asia Pacific Representative for International Federation of Dental Anesthesiology Societies (2003-2015)

President of the Australasian Military Medicine Association, (2009- 2018)

Clinical Director Specialist Health Services for Air Force Health Reserves (2013- 2020)

Consultant to the Director of Defence Force Dentistry on dental sedation and epidemiology,

Consultant and Panelist for the Queensland Health Ombudsman, AHPRA and the Australian Dental Association, and a Member of the APHRA panel on conscious sedation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss and understand the different molecules on the market and why you would use one over another
  • Gain insight into why in some cases LA doesn’t work
  • Discuss what could go wrong, why and how to avoid issues