DTHY 423 - Pain Management in Dentistry
This course addresses coverage of pain and anxiety management for conscious dental clients. The indications, contraindications, and pharmacology of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation used in dentistry will be discussed. Local anesthesia techniques and the administration of nitrous oxide and oxygen sedation will be studied. Students will be introduced to general anesthesia, parenteral sedation, and anti-anxiety medications. Administration of local anesthesia techniques will be performed. Prerequisite(s): DTHY 313 - Anatomy of the Head and Neck . Term(s) Offered (F=Fall, Sp=Spring, Su=Summer): F.
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