“It’s not numb, it’s painful” – Implant nerve injuries

Professor Tara Renton


Aims and Objectives

Length: 46 mins


  • An update on post-surgical traumatic sensory nerve injuries
  • How to avoid local anaesthetics related nerve injuries
  • Risk factors and recommendations on how to avoid nerve injuries with regard;
  • Preop planning
  • Operative execution
  • Post-operative care


  • The delegate will better understand recent developments in sensory nerve injury diagnosis and management
  • The delegates will have an improved understanding of the application of LA : what local anaesthetics to use and where
  • The delegate will know what methods to employ in prevention of trigeminal nerve injury in planning, operative execution and post operative care