Medication prescription is more complicated than in the past with an increasing number of issues, such as microbial resistance to prescribed antibiotics, drug interactions, and increased number of medications used by both adult and pediatric patients. In this course the reader will learn the characteristics, warnings and precautions, and proper dosages for adult and pediatric patients for the following categories of medications: Antimicrobials (antibiotics, antifungals, and antivirals), analgesics, and fluorides.
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Dr. Schwartz is a member of the dentalcare.com Advisory Board.
Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.
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This course will teach the clinician how to administer an effective, safe and atraumatic local anesthesia injection to a child (or adult). Rather than avoiding local administration for fear of traumatizing the pediatric patient, the clinician should strive to learn and use the latest modalities of local pain control to create a pleasant and comfortable dental experience for the child.
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