Supragingival Scaling Class
This is a 90-hour course approved by the Kansas Dental Board, 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. This is a hybrid class that will require 12 hours of online learning per week, along with clinical learning 18 hours per week. Class will begin May 15th (Monday) and complete on June 2nd (Friday). Students will be required to be on campus for clinic/lab on Wed, Thurs and Friday each week to complete the required 90 hours for certification.
Prerequisites: Graduate of an accredited dental assistant program OR CDA (Certified Dental Assistant) OR three years employment as a dental assistant within the last three years OR departmental consent.
Upcoming Course Dates:
May 15th – June 2nd, 2023