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Continuing Dental Education

Nitrous Oxide Analgesia – a live webinar

R. Glenn Rosivack, DMD

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This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series.


This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series*

Course Description

This course will introduce the participant to the use of nitrous oxide conscious sedation to manage anxiety in patients. It is designed as an introduction for the dental professional with little background in the use of nitrous oxide and as a refresher for those with previous training. It is a basic course that presents background information and step-by-step procedures for nitrous oxide administration.

Learning Objective

At the conclusion of this course, participants will:

  • Have learned the history of nitrous oxide.
  • Identify the planes of anesthesia and analgesia.
  • Understand the physiology of respiration.
  • Be familiar with different types of nitrous oxide delivery systems.
  • Have reviewed clinical research.
  • Have learned the appropriate method of nitrous oxide administration.
  • Understand the indications and contraindications for nitrous oxide.
  • Have knowledge of safety and occupational hazard issues.


Dr. R. Glenn RosivakDr. R. Glenn Rosivak is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He received both his DMD and Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Medicine and Dentistry-New Jersey Dental School. He is currently a Professor, Chair and Program Director of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. He has lectured extensively on a variety of topics in pediatric dentistry to national audiences. Dr. Rosivack is co-chairman of the Children’s Dental Health Month Committee of the Union County Dental Society and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry serving on their Council for Scientific Affairs. Dr. Rosivack maintained a private practice in Union, N.J. for 30 years and has been named one of “New Jersey’s Top Pediatric Dentists” by New Jersey Monthly Magazine.

Course Logistics

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Online Webinar

The Dental Professional

5:00pm – 6:30pm Pacific Standard time


1.5 hours


*The University of Washington in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series”

This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.

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The University of Washington is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
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 hours by boards of dentistry.

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University.

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The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

University of Washington designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credits.