and Medicine, Univ. of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA range of topics. Part I describes drugs and how they work, both as general classes and as specific agents. Part II presents armamentaria – syringes, needles, cartridges, etc. – and how to select and handle them. Part III, Techniques of Regional Anesthesia relates the general injection procedure to specific techniques for both the maxilla and mandible. The book concludes with chapters on complications, future trends and questions. New to this edition: a second color highlights key information, printed end sheets, supplemental injection techniques, and 200 new illustrations.