Administration of Local Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia and Periodontal Soft Tissue Curettage Certificate

Division: Health Science

PROGRAM CODE: 1C40708

The Administration of Local Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia and Periodontal Soft Tissue Curettage Certificate provides the student with the appropriate academic instruction to achieve eligibility for the National Board of Dental Hygiene Examiners written examination, and the Western Regional Examining Board Examination (WREB) for licensure as a Registered Dental Hygienist, qualifying the candidate as stipulated in the California Dental Practice Act. A Certificate of Completion shall be issued “Certification in Administration of Local Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia and Periodontal Soft Tissue Curettage (SLN) after a student has achieved clinical competency of the three procedures. The Dental Hygiene Board of California set forth the requirements and the California Code of Regulations. 16 CCR 1107.

Semester 3 (9.5 units):
DH 220 CClinical Dental Hygiene6.5
DH 255 CDental Anesthesiology3
Semester 4 (6.5 units):
DH 221 CClinical Dental Hygiene6.5
Total Units16