Dental Pharmacology introduces the dental hygienist to the study of drugs and how they affect biological systems. This course will provide the student with a base of knowledge in the principles of pharmacology and the drugs used in the current therapy of disease states, as well as a solid foundation in the terminology and vocabulary that is associated with pharmacology. Special emphasis is given to those drugs administered or prescribed in the dental practice, as well as those drugs whose actions, side effects, or interactions with other drugs may impact dental healthcare.
Department Description : Dental Auxiliaries Education
BIO 112, DHY 203, DHY 207, DHY 211, DHY 215