Nitrous Oxide Inhalation Analgesia for Dental Hygienist

Hours: 8.00 | Estimated Cost: $475.00

Patient anxiety has always been a major issue in dental offices.  Beginning in 2016, the state of Wisconsin granted dental hygienists the ability to administer nitrous oxide analgesia to their patients under the direction of a dentist.  Gain the skills to confidently administer nitrous oxide analgesia as a Wisconsin dental hygienist. Learn about nitrous oxide benefits, its long-term safety record, best clinical practices, legal and pharmacology aspects, patient anxiety and equipment considerations.
Specialized  certification in nitrous oxide administration is granted upon successful completion of the board-approved course and practice inductions through the accredited FVTC dental hygiene program.  Giving this option during dental hygiene care enhances the delivery of patient care, resulting in a satisfied patient experience. Consequently, patients return for ongoing care and improved oral health will be appreciated by both the patient and dental providers.

    Additional Information

  • Learn About
    * Benefits of nitrous oxide analgesia
    * Long term safety record of nitrous oxide
    * Best clinical practices and legal aspects for nitrous oxide inhalation in Wisconsin
    * Pharmacology of nitrous oxide
    * Physiological and psychological aspects of anxiety
    * Contraindications for nitrous oxide inhalation analgesia
    * Nitrous oxide equipment and troubleshooting problems
  • Benefits & Outcomes
    * Increased patient comfort during procedures
    * Safe and effective
    * Short recovery time
    * Easy to administer
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5 N. Systems Drive
Appleton, WI 54914-1655

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