CASES OF NOTEDental ProceduresRamponi, Denise R. DNP, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAEN, FAANP, CENAuthor Information School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Robert Morris University, Moon Township, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Emergency Department and Convenient Care settings at Heritage Valley Health System in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. Corresponding Author: Denise R. Ramponi, DNP, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAEN, FAANP, CEN, School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Robert Morris University, 6001 University Blvd, Moon Township, PA 15108 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Illustrations by Katherine Chemsak, David Conrad, Cankut Findik, & Mathew Merlino.Disclosure: The author reports no conflicts of interest. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal: July/September 2016 - Volume 38 - Issue 3 - p 228-232 doi: 10.1097/TME.0000000000000115 Buy Metrics Abstract Dental problems are a common complaint in emergency departments in the United States. There are a wide variety of dental issues addressed in emergency department visits such as dental caries, loose teeth, dental trauma, gingival infections, and dry socket syndrome. Review of the most common dental blocks and dental procedures will allow the practitioner the opportunity to make the patient more comfortable and reduce the amount of analgesia the patient will need upon discharge. Familiarity with the dental equipment, tooth, and mouth anatomy will help prepare the practitioner for to perform these dental procedures. © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.