# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Dental Careers II Task 2053966632

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe various drugs used in dentistry.


Description should include the signs, symptoms, and schedules of

  • antibiotics
  • antifungals
  • vasoconstrictors
  • antihistamines
  • atropine sulfate
  • oxygen
  • analgesics
  • nitrous oxide
  • narcotics.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What dangers may exist when using vasoconstrictors on patients?
  • What role does nitrous play in managing patient anxiety?
  • What would you do if a patient who is supposed to premedicate presents without premedicating?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events (High School)

Health Science Events


Dental Terminology


Health Professions Events


Dental Science