2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Sep 30, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook
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DNH 235: Management of Dental Pain and Anxiety

Credits: 2

Provides a study of anxiety and pain management techniques used in dental care. Students will understand the necessary theory to appropriately treat, plan and successfully administer topical anesthesia, local anesthesia, and nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia. Includes the components of pain, pain control mechanisms, topical anesthesia, local anesthesia and nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia.

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisites: DNH 115  and DNH 120  
Co-requisite(s) Co-requisites: DNH 216 DNH 214 , or DNA 110 
Lecture Hours: Lecture Hours: 1 hour
Recitation/Laboratory Hours: Recitation/Laboratory Hours: 2 hours
Total Hours: Total Hours: 3 hours
This course can also be combined with licensed dental hygienists who are taking the Workforce class to certify them in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide/oxygen anxiolysis.

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