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We offer 450 courses at Northwest Technical College. Select a subject below to get a listing of the courses in that subject. Click on a course to see the description and detailed information about the course. To see when these classes are available to take, please see the Current Class Schedule.

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Dental Courses

DENT 1120

Dental Pharmacology

Credits: 2.00

Description: This course introduces dental assisting and dental hygiene learners to basic drug classifications, their indications, contraindications, therapeutic effects, potential side effects and oral manifestations. Emphasis is placed on the physical and chemical properties of drugs used in dentistry, related to pharmacological pain control principles, and various anesthesia techniques. Prerequisite(s): ENGL0100, MATH0080 or appropriate score on assessment

Credit Breakdown: 2.00/0.00/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)

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