Supragingival Scaling

DAS214 Supragingival Scaling for the Dental Assistant

Designed for experienced dental assistants to expand their skills in preventive dentistry with didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction in Supragingival scaling and polishing. Includes review of dental anatomy and terminology, radiography and infection control, as well as didactic instruction in nutrition, periodontal disease, dental caries, oral hygiene instruction, topical fluoride, principles of instrumentation, communication skills and risk management. Prerequisite/Core requisite:  Graduate of an accredited dental assistant program and CDA and six months of experience as a dental assistant or three years employment as a dental assistant within the last five years or departmental consent.