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Applicants for certification in the administration of local anesthesia must complete a course in the administration of local anesthesia which is offered by a dental or dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association or approved by the board. The course must include a minimum of 30 hours of didactic instruction and 30 hours of clinical experience, and instruction in:
The dental hygienist must present evidence of current certification in basic or advanced cardiac life support with the application for certification to administer local anesthesia.
The following colleges are offering Local Anesthesia courses for Dental Hygienists
Local Anesthesia Courses
APPLICATION FOR DENTAL HYGIENE CERTIFICATION - ADMINISTRATION OF LOCAL ANESTHESIA