The course aims to provide overview of spectrum of pain and anxiety control in dentistry. The course will be divided into two main subjects, the first is concerning of the local anesthesia in dentistry, which will focus upon innervations of the teeth and surrounding maxillary and mandibular structures, the pharmacology of local anesthetic drugs and vasoconstricting agents and the local anesthetic armamentarium. The course will educate students in specific injection techniques for administration of local anesthesia in dentistry, enable the students to identify and manage complications that may arise during and after injection of LA. The second subject will be concerning of the principles of conscious sedation and general anesthesia.
Prerequisite PHRM 224