Important update from Your Best Shot:

Due to changes in demand, Your Best Shot NC will be transitioning to providing private training classes only in the fall of 2023. The final session for individual hygienists looking to be certified to administer local anesthesia will be August 11, 2023. After this date, Dr. Vowell will be traveling to practices across the state. Enroll your group today to reserve your spot!

It's time to take Your Best Shot!

Training NC hygienists to provide safe, effective and repeatable local anesthesia.

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Learn How to Give Better Injections

Join us on August 10 for virtual, live continuing education!


What can you expect from Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist?

High Quality Instruction

This course delivers engaging, data driven instruction backed by trusted experts. Each video provides clear and detailed instruction. You'll also hear from real dental professionals who provide expert-level care every day.

Microlearning for Your Busy Life

Who has time for an 8-hour lecture? This course is broken down into dozens of short, easily digestible segments. At Your Best Shot, we believe learning should be on-demand and in your hand available anytime!

Handouts You Can Really Use

These aren't just for notetaking. Get immediate access to handouts and printable resources that you can use in your office for quick reference as you begin administering local anesthesia. 

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Pay-in-Full Price

$1,999 $1,499 

Limited time only

  • On-demand instruction
  • Guest lectures from real practitioners
  • Digital downloads
  • Knowledge checks and activities
  • Network of NC Hygienists

Monthly payment option also available

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Get unlimited access for one year


All course materials are available for one year from purchase. Finish the course in just a few months? Come back to review any of the instruction as you begin to implement these new skills in your office.

How to Complete The Course

Buy the course and instantly unlock your modules!


16 modules of web-based and available to you on-demand 24/7


Register and attend an in-person class near you!


8 hours clinical instruction complete with practice injections

Submit proof to NC State Board of Dental Examiners


Walk out of the in-person instruction with all of the paperwork ready to submit!


Why Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist?  

Learn about the benefits of becoming certified to administer local anesthesia, and what makes Your Best Shot in NC unique!

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Jessica Kirk, DDS FAGD

"Thank you for helping our dental community. Our hygienists are very excited to expand their knowledge."

Ashley Patterson, RDH

"Just signed up for the class! I am ready to learn safe, effective, repeatable local anesthesia."

Jessica Patel, DDS

"Dr. Vowell has created an exceptional class.  Everything you need to learn to give anesthesia is available at your convenience."

Meet Your Instructor


Dr. Elaine Vowell believes in empowering dental hygienists to provide safe, effective & repeatable dental anesthesia.  Without adequate anesthesia it is impossible to achieve her goal of exceptional care to all her patients, all of the time. 


She is excited to have you join the Your Best Shot community and work alongside you to further your career in the dental field.



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