Stephen Wilson is a Professor and Director of the Division of Dentistry at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He also serves as Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.
Dr. Wilson received his dental degree (DMD) and Doctorate in Physiology (PhD) from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. He also holds a Master's degree (MA) in Psychology that, along with his Bachelor of Science (BS), was obtained from Eastern Illinois University.
Dr. Wilson is a board-certified pediatric dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He has served as a Director of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and was President of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry from 2003 to 2004. He has served on the Advisory Committee to the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and was chair of Part IV of the Advisory Committee. Dr. Wilson has been and continues to be active in the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD). He has been a member or chair of the Research Committee, Membership Committee, Sedation Committee, and annual Program Planning Committee of the AAPD. He has been a member of the editorial board of Pediatric Dentistry. He also has been active as a leader of the Post-Graduate Program Directors group of the AAPD and is the current Director of the AAPD-sponsored Sedation Course.
Dr. Wilson has served as Vice President on the Administrative Board of the Council of Faculties of the American Dental Education Association (previously AADS) and was on the Board of Directors of that Association. He is also a member of the American Dental Association and has served on the American Dental Association's Task Force Committee on Anesthesia and Sedation.
Dr. Wilson has been a consultant to the Federal Drug Administration (on sedation), the National Institutes of Health and the Ohio Dental Board. He has published over 85 papers and spoken at numerous local, national, and international meetings. Dr. Wilson's research interests include child behavior in the dental clinic, conscious sedation for children, and electronic monitoring during sedation.
Full-color photographs and line drawings are included throughout the book.
In-depth discussions cover the anesthetic agents used in dentistry, along with their clinical actions.
Routes of administration are described for all anesthetics.
The proper care and handling of equipment is addressed, along with the problems that may be encountered.
Requirements for pain control and local anesthesia within various dental specialties are included.
Comprehensive information on Articaine is included, a local anesthetic that is gaining widespread use in the United States.
Numerous boxes and tables provide a quick reference and comparison of techniques, drugs, and dosages.
Dosage charts, injection techniques, information on duration of action, and contraindications for local anesthetics are included at the end of the book for quick reference. Updated discussions of the armamentarium needed to succeed in local anesthesia delivery reflect the latest available drugs and devices.
Updated discussions of the techniques needed to provide successful pain control.
Updated step-by-step procedures cover the techniques for administering intraoral anesthesia.
The latest advances in science, technology, and pain control techniques are covered.
This volume is of interest to atomic and molecular physicists, physical chemists and chemical physicists, quantum chemists and condensed matter theorists, computational chemists and applied mathematicians.