After completing this 2-day course, students earn a certificate in Coronal Polishing. This certificate is a requirement of the California Dental Board for unlicensed Dental Assistants, those Dental Assistants who are seeking to become an RDA, renew an RDA License, and/or perform Coronal polishing on patients in a dental office
Day 1 includes lecture, practice on mannequins, and performing coronal polishing on one patient.
Day 2 includes a written exam and a clinical exam of coronal polishing on 2 patients, one timed and one untimed.
Students will use a typodont to practice fulcrum techniques, polishing, applying the correct amount of agents, and hand piece control. Students must wear personal protective. Students will be responsible for getting their own clinical patients.
*VSDA Supplies all materials for this course.
*Students must use their own patients.
*If a clinical patient is not available on day one, the student can schedule the patient as homework in our facility or in an outside facility (paperwork provided.)