Effective Pain Management for Kids
Preventing and controlling pain are integral to ensuring successful dental appointments among this patient population.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify strategies for assessing pain levels in children.
- Discuss behavior management techniques when administering local anesthesia to pediatric patients.
- Explain strategies for the effective administration of local anesthesia to children.
- List the roles of nitrous oxide and analgesics in pain management for children.
This course was published in the February 2016 issue and expires February 28, 2019. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.