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DEH 2300 - Pharmacology and Pain Control

(3 Credit Hours)

Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: DEH 1000 , DEH 2802C , and DEH 2822  

Corequisites: DEH 2804C . This course is designed to introduce the dental hygiene student to the origin, physical and chemical properties, preparation, and modes of administration of commonly prescribed drugs. The effects commonly prescribed drugs have on the body’s systems which may require an alteration of dental hygiene treatment will be covered.  Also included is the pharmacology of local anesthesia and vasoconstrictors and the preparation, contraindications, and use of local anesthetics. 

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