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NHTI's Business Training Center

Administration of Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist

with Katrina Magee



Only 5 days left to register!

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 28th-November 21st, 2020
Clinical Portion (AT NHTI): Saturdays, October 31st, 8:00 to 4:00, November 14, 8:00 to 4:00, November 21, 8:00 to 4:30

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
Proof of liability insurance
Copy of current RDH license
Medical History Form 
Informed Consent Form 
Local Anesthesia Consent Form

Please click here to submit your forms:

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.




  • Sep 28 - Nov 21st, 2020

Macrury Hall


31 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301 Get directions

Room: 139 & 140

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