Dr. Budenz is professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. He received his graduate degree in Anatomy from UCLA, and his dental degree from UCSF. He has more than 35 years of general practice experience in San Francisco as well as teaching clinical, preclinical, and anatomy courses at Pacific since 1984. Dr. Budenz has had the pleasure to lecture nationally and internationally on local anesthesia, human anatomy, cariology, and oral medicine/oral pathology topics. Since 2005, he has been recognized each year as an Annual Leader in Dental Continuing Education by "Dentistry Today".
LECTURES: from 1 hour to full day
1. LOCAL ANESTHESIA (my “specialty”)
2. CLINICAL HEAD & NECK ANATOMY
4. ORAL MEDICINE/ORAL PATHOLOGY
WORKSHOPS: half day or full day
1. HEAD & NECK CADAVER DISSECTION
2. LOCAL ANESTHESIA DELIVERY TECHNIQUE SIMULATION
October 10, 2021: Open Wide! The Art and Science of Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine, California Academy of General Dentistry Master Track, Full Day Program, Irvine, CA
October 12, 2021: Problem Solving the Delivery of Local Anesthesia Techniques, a 1.5 Hour Lecture, and The Anatomy of Local Anesthesia Human Cadaver Dissection Workshop, a 4 Hour Hands-on Immersion, SmileCon, the American Dental Association Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV
October 20, 2021: Are Your Patients Getting Comfortably Numb? An Update and Review of Local Anesthetic Techniques and Pharmacology, Full Day Online Program (2 - 9 PM); San Fernando Valley Dental Society,.
October 22, 2021: Numb, Numb-er, Numb-est: Update On Local Anesthesia Pharmacology and Techniques, 1.5 Hour Online Program, Okanagan Dental Society, British Columbia, Canada
February 24, 2022: Numb, Numb-er, Numb-est: Maximizing Local Anesthesia Success through Pharmacology and Wait! I Still Feel That! Problem Solving the Delivery of Local Anesthesia, Half Day Lectures, Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting, Chicago, IL
March 17 - 19, 2022: Numb, Numb-er, Numb-est: Updates on Local Anesthesia, Half Day Lecture; "X" Marks The Spot: Local Anesthesia Techniques Hands-On Workshop, Half Day; Are Your Patients Getting Comfortably Numb? Maximizing the Pharmacology of Local Anesthetics, Half Day Lecture, Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting, Atlanta, GA
April 28 - 29, 2022: An Update on Local Anesthesia Pharmacology and Technique; It's Alive! A Clinical Anatomy Review for the Dental Team; Prevention and Minimally Invasive Dentistry: The Diminishing Role of the Dental Drill, Half Day Lectures; "X" Marks The Spot: Hands-on Technique Simulation for Local Anesthesia, Half Day Workshop, Star of the North Dental Meeting, Minneapolis, MN