Epinephrine: Friend or Foe?

A History and Update of Fluoride Dentifrices

This continuing dental education course presents the physiological basis of adrenergic pharmacology. It discusses the safe and effective use of epinephrine in the treatment of anaphylaxis and as a vasoconstrictor administered in conjunction with local anesthetic agents.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Taifour reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.
  • Dr. Terézhalmy has done consulting work for Procter & Gamble and has served on 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.

Note: Registration is required to take test.

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Syllabus: Clinical Pharmacology – A Review for Oral Healthcare Providers

The information in this 13-module syllabus is intended (1) to meet academic requirements for Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, and Dental Assistant Students related to clinical pharmacology; (2) to provide a framework for an in-service training program in oral healthcare settings; and (3) to serve as a resource for oral healthcare personnel wishing to review evidence-based information on specific topics related to clinical pharmacology. A PDF is also available for each of the modules that may serve as a convenient chairside resource.



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