Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Sedation Course
Boston, MA • May 4, 2018, 8:30 AM - May 5, 2018, 4:00 PM

This Event is Sold Out!
This course conforms to the American Dental Association (ADA) Guidelines for Teaching the Comprehensive Control of Anxiety and Pain in Dentistry. It therefore fulfills the educational requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry. Upon successful completion of a post-test, participants will receive documentation of course completion. 

: Participants must be certified in CPR prior to registration. 

Topics will include:
• Historical, philosophical, physiological, and psychological aspects of anxiety and pain control
• Patient evaluation, selection, monitoring, and records.
• The stages of drug-induced C.N.S. depression through all levels of consciousness and unconsciousness
• Review of pediatric and adult respiratory and circulatory physiology and related anatomy
• Pharmacology of agents used in inhalation sedation
• Indications and contraindications for use of inhalation sedation
• Review of dental procedures possible under inhalation sedation
• Prevention, recognition, and management of complications and life-threatening situations
• Administration of local anesthesia in conjunction with inhalation sedation techniques
• Introduction to potential health hazards of trace anesthetics
• Discussion of abuse potential and hallucinatory effects 

This course fills quickly! Class size is limited to 16, so early registration is recommended.
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
One Kneeland Street
Boston, MA 02111
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Lodging Information
The hotels listed below are within walking distance of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and offer a Tufts rate to program participants. Because rates vary depending on availability, please book your room early.

Courtyard by Marriott
Boston Tremont
275 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116
Reservations: 800.321.2211
Phone: 617.426.1400
Fax: 617.482.6730

The DoubleTree Hotel
821 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617.956.7900
Fax: 617.956.7901

The W Hotel Boston
100 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617.261.8700
Fax: 617.310.6730
Speaker Information
MORTON B. ROSENBERG, DMD Professor and Head, Division of Anesthesia and Pain Control, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, Tufts University School of Medicine

C.S. MALLER, DMD Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; Fellow, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology; Diplomate, American Dental Board of Anesthesiology

PATRICK D. MCCARTY, DDS Anesthesiologist at McCarty Anesthesiology, LLC; Staff Anesthesiologist at the Franciscan Hospital for Children; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine

LILY HU, DMD Clinical Instructor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

WILLIAM A. MACDONNELL, DDS Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine; Private Practice in Dental Anesthesia, West Hartford, CT

Credit Information
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 16 continuing education credits.

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. Approval Date12/15-11/19. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit house by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at
Cancellation Policy
The Division of Continuing Education reserves the right to end registration when enrollment limit is reached and to cancel, modify, or alter content or faculty for any course if circumstances indicate the need for such a change. If the school finds it necessary to cancel a course, a full refund will be granted. All attempts to contact registrants will be made as soon as possible in the event of a course cancellation. The school will not be held responsible for any losses due to travel arrangements made by the registrant.

In the event of inclement weather (such as a snow emergency) or other extenuating circumstances, the Division of Continuing Education may be forced to cancel a course. If a course has been cancelled, we will contact participants by the phone number and/or email address provided. You may call or email our office on the day of the course if you are uncertain of a course’s status.


Full tuition refund or credit will be given for cancellations received at least two weeks prior to course date. Refunds or tuition credit will not be issued for participant no-shows.
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16 CEU's for $1795
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the basic components of inhalation sedation equipment and their functions
  • List and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of inhalation sedation
  • List and discuss the indications and contraindications of inhalation sedation
  • List the complications associated with inhalation sedation and discuss the prevention, recognition, and management of these complications
  • Administer inhalation sedation to patients in a clinical setting in a safe and effective manner
  • Discuss the abuse potential, occupational hazards, and other untoward effects of inhalation agents
Target Audiences