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2019-20 Catalog 
2019-20 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Local Anesthesia - DENT/LOCAN.CC

Certificate of Completion

This short-term certificate is awarded to students who successfully complete DENT 257, Local Anesthesia in Dentistry. Current dental hygiene students and graduates from any dental hygiene program may seek admission into this course and program. The program provides instruction on head and neck anatomy; the characteristics and physiology of pain; an evaluation of the dental patient including allergies, overdose, and contraindications; the materials and equipment used in administering local anesthesia; pharmacological issues including potency, toxicity, metabolism, and vasoconstrictors; innervation and maxillary and mandibular injection techniques; medical emergencies; documentation; and alternative clinical techniques.


Total credit hours for Certificate of Completion in Local Anesthesia: 2