An in-depth and comprehensive study of pharmacotherapy as it relates to clinical application in Dental professions. The lecture portion covers major drug classifications with emphasis on the general therapeutic rationale for drug therapy, mechanisms of action, pharmacokinetic concepts, and pharmacodynamic principles. The clinical lab will examine the use of pharmaceutical agents in the dental office. Students will identify important considerations in the health maintenance and management of patients with special emphasis on commonly prescribed oral health products.
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