DH 245 - Dental Pharmacology and Pain Management

Credit Hours: 2

Familiarizes the dental hygienist with the medications that patients may be taking and drugs that may be administered in the dental practice. It also will provide insight into the mechanism of drug action and interaction in the body. Anesthetics will be reviewed with a discussion of pain management techniques. The classification of different types of medications with examples and their uses will be discussed. 


ENGL 102BIOL 110DH 165DH 192, and DH 121