Course Requirements. 15 lecture hours 6 clinical hours = 21 hours of instruction.

The lecture information is presented in an online format over a 4-week period. Students will complete course work on their own with weekly online virtual question and answer session. Upon completion students must pass the examination with a 75% or higher in order to move on to the clinical portion of the course.

Clinical instruction is delivered in a 1-day period.

Upon completion of the course, students continue to have access to the course materials for a year from the start of the course and gain access to monthly virtual coaching sessions.

Course dates are to be determined. Email [email protected] to request more information.


No hidden course fees

The full cost of the course is $1700 this includes all course fees. The student will need to obtain instructional (textbook) material and liability insurance. This can range to an additional $100-$150. Paying for the course in full saves about $50


If you need a payment plan, you can pay over a two month period.

The full cost of the course is $1700. This includes all your course fees. If you pay all at once you can save $50. But if you need to break the cost up you can make two payments of $875 over a two-month period.


1. Identify anatomical structures and neural pathways for the purpose of oral local anesthesia 2. Identify and safely use armamentarium required for local anesthesia. 3. Explain the pharmacological factors of the most common anesthetics used in dentistry 4. Effectively evaluate patients’ ability and readiness for local anesthesia procedures 5. Identify and manage adverse systemic and local complications associated with local anesthetics 6. Demonstrate competence in administering local anesthetics for injections used in dentistry

Teacher Tina RDH

An Approved Provider for the American Academy of Dental Hygiene

Teacher Tina RDH is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHTCR (August 26, 2021-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.”

Meet Your Instructor

Tina Clarke RDH MEd

Founder and Owner of Teacher Tina RDH Tina Clarke

Meet Tina Clarke RDH MEd, a seasoned dental professional who is passionate about sharing her expertise and empowering dental practitioners to excel in their field. As a nationally published author, podcaster, and the visionary founder of Teacher Tina RDH, Tina brings a dynamic and multifaceted approach to dental education. With over 20 years of hands-on experience as a practicing clinical dental hygienist and nearly 15 years as an esteemed educator, Tina possesses a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities within the dental profession. Her love for teaching shines through. She's on a mission to share her wisdom and skills with the dental community and is known as the go-to person for local anesthesia, head and neck anatomy, and medical emergencies. As an experienced educator, Tina knows how to grab your attention and keep you hooked. Learning from her is a blast! She has this amazing knack for helping people remember what they've learned before, without making them feel dumb. It's one of her superpowers! Not only is Tina a dental hygiene phenom, she's also a certified CPR Instructor. Safety first, folks! She'll make sure you're ready for anything that might come your way in a dental setting, especially when it comes to local anesthesia and handling medical emergencies.