Continuing education for Dental Assistants and Hygienists.
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.
This course currently has no offerings.
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.
In this course students will learn to fabricate, cement, place and remove custom temporary crowns.
Applicants must be currently licensed as a Dental Assistant
Minimum enrollment 9, maximum 18.
Students are required to supply uniform or lab coat and safety glasses.