DES 2051 Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

This course provides the study of anxiety and pain management techniques used in dental practice settings involving current concepts in the administration of topical and local anesthesia. Topics covered in this course include the following: theory of pain control, pain control modalities, neurophysiology, pharmacology, techniques of administration, infection control, and medical emergencies involving local anesthesia. This course is limited to dental hygiene students currently enrolled in the limited access dental hygiene program. Student achievement in this course is graded as “Pass/Fail”.


2 cr.


DEH 1002 and DEH 1002L. DEH 1800 and DEH 1800L. DES 1601.


DES 2051L.