This course prepares the student dental hygienist to work within the scope of dental hygiene practice to manage anxiety and pain for dental patients. Students learn to prepare and administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide safely. The course also addresses the recommendation of alternative pain control measures.
- Pre/Corequisites: 10-508-102 ORAL ANATOMY, EMBRY, HISTOLOGY, 10-508-114 DENTAL PHARMACOLOGY and 10-508-112 DENTAL HYGIENE PROCESS III. Condition: Accepted into the Dental Hygienist Associate Degree program.