DNHY1136 - Dental Pharmacology

2 (2/0/0)
This course introduces dental hygiene students to basic drug categories, pharmacological pain control principles and various anesthesia techniques, with special emphasis on a succinct accounting of drugs as they relate to dentistry.
  1. Explain the general principles of pharmacology.
  2. Identify drugs used in periodontal treatment.
  3. Identify drugs used in pain control in dentistry.
  4. Explain the pharmacological use of antibiotics in dentistry.
  5. Examine the medical conditions that may alter dental treatment.
  6. Recognize the physiological effects of dental pharmaceuticals.
Degrees that use this course

Dental Hygiene

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)