New Jersey
Dental Hygienists' Association
Middlesex County College
Department of Dental Hygiene
Dental Hygiene Program
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
P.O. Box 3050
Edison, NJ 08818-3050
Website: www.middlesex.edu

Contact:

Michelle Roman
Chairperson Department of Dental Hygiene
Phone: 732.906.2536
email: mroman@middlesexcc.edu

ADHA Student Chapter Advisors:
Nadine Thompson, RDH, BSDH
Lynn Tobin, RDH, MA
email: ATobin@middlesexcc.edu





Middlesex County College


David Nasto Oral Cancer Screening/Walk/Run to Raise Awareness


Congratulations to Alyssa Dockweiler,

Alyssa is the 2018 Gurenlian Leadership Award winner from Middlesex County College!
Local Anesthesia Courses:

​Must register through MCC Continuing Education https://www.middlesexcc.edu/continuing-education/allied-health/

Administration of Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist DENTAL CEUs 32 Consisting of 20 hours of instruction and 12 hours of clinical training, this course meets the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry requirements for the education and training of licensed dental hygienists to administer local anesthesia to patients during the course of dental treatment. Topics include fundamentals of anatomy of the head and neck, pharmacology of anesthetic and analgesic agents, patient pre-evaluation including medical and dental history considerations, recognition of adverse events, management of emergency procedures, basic life support, the selection of appropriate anesthetic agents and techniques for administering local anesthesia. Required: Textbook required, available at the College Bookstore. Requirements for first night of class: Proof of current New Jersey Registered Dental Hygiene License; upto-date certificate in BLS CPR. NJ Board of Dentistry approved instructors. Tuition: $838 + general fee $100 + laboratory fee $25 + liability insurance $36. Total $999 ADEN 003-13 Lectures: Wednesdays, 6-10 p.m., April 17-May 15 (5 sessions) Clinical: Wednesdays, 6-10 p.m., May 22, 29, June 5 (Total sessions: 8)

Administration of Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist: A Didactic Refresher DENTAL CEUs 4 
​​This course is designed to meet the NJ State Board of Dentistry requirements for the renewal of trained and licensed dental hygienists who administer local anesthesia to patients for pain management during the course of dental treatment. Review information including the fundamental knowledge of the anatomy of the head and neck, pharmacology of anesthetic and analgesic agents, patient preevaluation including medical and dental history considerations, recognition of adverse events, management of emergency procedures and basic life support, selection of appropriate anesthetic agents and techniques for administering local anesthesia, and the administration of local anesthetic reversal agents. The course consists of four hours of didactic training. Upon completion, four CEU credits will be awarded. PLEASE NOTE: You must provide proof of Dental Hygiene license and successful completion of the state required Administration of Local Anesthesia course (32-hour course). Instructor: J. Leizer-Wasserman, D.M.D., Tuition: $100 + general fee $99. Total $199 ADEN 005-13 Tuesday, 6-10 p.m., May 21

Administration of Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist: A Clinical Refresher DENTAL CEUs 4
​If you are a dental hygienist who has taken the local anesthesia course but may not be comfortable in administering all types of local anesthetic blocks, this course is designed for you. Refresh your knowledge and meet the NJ State Board of Dentistry requirements for the administration of the additional nerve blocks that were not mandated when the course was first offered. The course includes a brief review of the following: head and neck anatomy, patient pre-evaluation including medical and dental history considerations, recognition of adverse events, and selection of appropriate anesthetic agents and techniques for administering local anesthesia. The clinical training component includes monitored administration of local anesthesia on laboratory partners and will include both supraperiosteal (infiltration) injections and nerve block anesthesia (with the exception of the maxillary, second division, V2 nerve block). The course consists of one hour of didactic training and three hours of clinical training. PLEASE NOTE: You must provide proof of Dental Hygiene license and successful completion of the state required Administration of Local Anesthesia course (32-hour course) and an up-to-date certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS) or CPR for the Healthcare Provider. Instructor: J. Leizer-Wasserman, D.M.D. Tuition: $118 + general fee $20 + material fee $25 + liability insurance $36. Total $199 ADEN 004-13 Thursday, 6-10 p.m., May 30

Bright Beginning Smile:


On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, Dental Hygiene students from Middlesex County College partnered with the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey and provided free screenings to a school-aged children with cognitive and physical disabilities at the three regional day schools in Piscataway.
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GKAS:

​On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, MCC students participated in GKAS.