Local Anesthetics with Diabetes Patient Care Planning

Local Anesthetics, Vasoconstrictors and Clinical Dental Considerations with Diabetes Patient Care Planning
Six CE credits recommended for dentists, hygienists, dental assistants and EFDAs.
The lecture will provide participants with an overview of local anesthetic agents commonly used in dental practice with special emphasis given to developing stratgies and techniques to accurately identify the need for pain control, individualize patient care and assess the efficacy of the local anesthetic agents administered.
The afternoon will explore diabetes, the arsenal of medications used in its treatment and the impact of both the disease and its treatment on dental therapy. The discussion will include patient managment strategies essential for successful treatment planning and proper care of the diabetic patient.
Presented by Thomas A. Viola, RPh, CCP, a board-certified pharmacist, clinical educator, professional speaker and published author. Tom's programs provide an overview of the most prevalent oral and systemic diseases and the most frequently prescribed drugs used in their treatment. Special emphasis is given to dental considerations and strategies for effective patient care planning. Tom has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Date: Friday, October 21, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Registration and breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Tuition includes lunch
Location: DuBois Country Club, 10 Lakeside Ave, DuBois, PA 15801
$170 - PDA/ADA Member dentist
$95 - PDA Retired/Life Member or Member w/ Volunteer License
$270 - Nonmember dentist
$95 - Non-dentist dental team
CE Credits:
 6 continuing education credits for dentists, hygienists and assistants

Cancellation policy: A refund, less a 10% administrative fee, will be issued if the registration is cancelled in writing seven days prior to the program you are attending. Refunds are not issued for no shows.

PDA is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider 
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
PDA designates this activity for 6 (six) continuing education credits.


Online registration is available to PDA member dentists and their non-dentist team membersPDA member dentists have a user id and password for PDA's website. To register online, sign in with your user id (default is your first initial, last name and 4 digit year of birth with no spaces or punctuation) and password (default is lowercase letters ada and your ADA membership number with no spaces or punctuation).
ADA dentists outside PA, non-member dentists and dental team members who are not attending the meeting with a PDA member dentist, should contact PDA at (717) 234-5941, ext. 117 or email Rebecca at
10/21/2022 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
DuBois Country Club 10 Lakeside Avenue DuBois 15801