Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina campus will be offering a Gingival Retraction Cord Workshop. The appropriate selection and placement of gingival retraction cord allows an accurate impression of a tooth preparation below the gingival margin. In this course you will discuss the selection of retraction cord and practice its placement and removal on mannequins in the clinic.
This course is designed to provide allied oral health personnel with the knowledge and clinical skills required to function successfully as an orthodontic assistant within the practice of orthodontics.
You will study the principles of quality assurance in dental radiography. You will learn about the risks associated with radiation and how to protect yourself and others from unnecessary exposures. You will learn about image characteristics and the influencing factors that affect quality assurance. Both film based and digital imaging systems are discussed as well as the quality assurance tests that are recommended in the Saskatchewan Quality Assurance Manual.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.