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This course is designed to meet the standards of the California Dental Board, for the instruction and application in coronal polishing. Provider number CP122. This includes 12 hours of didactic, laboratory, and clinical application of coronal polishing. This combination class, is generally offered on Fridays, and is on a limited space basis.
This course is required for the unlicensed dental assistant seeking to become an RDA. ONLY an RDA can perform a coronal polish, however, certification must be completed prior to taking the RDA Board exam to obtain an RDA license.
Prerequisites: BLS Certification AHA or ARC, 8-hour Infection Control Certification, and Dental Practice Act Certification.
Students will be required to bring their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for use during the lab and clinical portions of the course.
Again, there is an outside segment of the course to be completed at your office or clinic where each student is required to perform coronal polish on three (3) human patients according to the specified criteria under the supervision and verification of a licensed dentist. Please call before you register for this course if you do not work in an office or have access to an office. There is an extra charge to use our facility and that we do not provide the patients.
Must be at least 18 years or older.
Patient may be under the age of 18 provided a parent or guardian provides consent and documents consistent with the course.
Patient must be in good medical and oral health (a medical history form will be completed prior to treatment).
Enrolled students will have one (1) week to complete the clinical portion of the course within their own dental office or clinic.
All course requirements for didactic, lab, and clinical instruction, including the requirements for human patients are consistent with the California Dental Board regulations and must be fulfilled in order to achieve a completion certificate.
After we receive payment for the course we will send an email with course material. Please keep an eye out for this email.