Pain Management For The Dental Hygienist | St. Clair College
Course Code
DTL511
Course Credit
1

This course provides an integrated overview of the psychology anatomy physiology and pharmacology associated with managing the pain fear and anxiety that clients receiving dental hygiene care may experience. Local anesthesia is a primary focus including basic principles and knowledge necessary to administer local anesthesia for pain management. Other topics include the neurophysiology of pain; the pharmacology of local anesthetics and vasoconstrictors; anatomical considerations; local and systemic complications; and client assessment and management techniques.