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Administration of Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist (12830)

with Shannon Farrell & Katrina Magee


Course lectures for this introductory study of the concepts and techniques of delivering intraoral anesthesia are provided online and coordinated with clinical practice. Emphasis is on the prediction and prevention of medical complications. Curriculum includes head and neck anatomy, armamentarium, pharmacology, neurophysiology, patient evaluation and management, record keeping and risk management. The goal is to safely select and administer adequate local anesthesia for use in painless periodontal treatment. Course consists of 24 lecture hours and 21.5 clinical hours in which students practice injection techniques on partners under the supervision of NH-licensed dentists and qualified dental hygienists. Upon successful completion of the course and the ADEX exam and obtaining NH permit, hygienists will be qualified to administer local anesthesia according to NH law.

Online portion: September 12 - November 7, 2022
Clinical Portion (AT NHTI): October 8 - rooms Macrury 138/139 (8am - 4:30pm), October 29 - rooms Macrury 140/139 (8am - 4:30pm) and November 5 - rooms Macrury 138/139 (8am - 4:30pm)


CEUs: 48

Required Textbook: Local Anesthesia for the Dental Professional, 2nd edition, 2015, by Bassett, DiMarco & Naughton, ISBN- 978-0-13-307771-1

Prerequisites and required documents:
Proof of current CPR
Copy of current RDH license
Medical History Form Please fill out and email back to
Informed Consent Form
Local Anesthesia Consent Form

Email the forms in one email to within 10 days of registration to secure your seat.

Personal Protective Equipment: Students must provide their own PPE. This class requires: an N95 face mask, face shield, gloves, scrubs, and a fluid resistant lab jacket.

*PLEASE NOTE: You will NOT be officially registered until ALL paperwork as well as payment has been submitted.

 Instructors:  Katrina Magee



  • Session 1: Sep 12 - Nov 7th, 2022
    for 8 weeks
    Class has begun

Macrury Hall


31 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301 Get directions

Room: 138, 139 & 140

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