Assessing Anesthetic Options for Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy


Local Anesthesia Review for Dental Hygienists

This course fulfills the three (3) state required renewal credits for local anesthesia permit holders.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
9:00am - Noon

Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30am -  9am.
Course Description: To deliver optimal patient care, pain management is an essential component of periodontal therapy procedures. Supported by science, this course will provide the dental hygienist with the information necessary to make an anesthetic choice based on each patient’s needs.
Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course the participant will be able to:
  • Identify medical considerations for local anesthesia.
  • Review neurophysiology of drug interactions.
  • Discuss pharmacodynamics of local anesthetics.
  • Evaluate local anesthetic drugs to include; topical, injectable, and non- injectable drugs.
  • Identify dental innervations techniques.
  • Identify local anesthetic complications.
  • List signs and symptoms of anesthetic overdose.
  • Preview new anesthetic technologies.
Course Fee: $60 per person (includes breakfast and lunch)

Marianne Dryer RDH, MEd
Northeast Clinical Educator
Dentsply Professsional

Contact Information

Theresa Groody

Date & Location

Date: 10/11/2014
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
8:30am - 9am Registration & Continental Breakfast
Location: Academic Center - Harcum College
See campus map for exact location and parking information.