This course IS a requirement as part of the Orthodontic
take this course, you must possess a valid RDA license or
you must possess the necessary requirements for application
for the RDA or the OAP licensure or have an RDA/OA diploma
and have a valid CPR/BLS certification from AHA or ARC.
Content and Format:
Dental Board approved course satisfies the requirement for
certification of the OAP
and the RDA in the use of the ultrasonic scaler for the
removal of cement from the
supragingival surface of teeth that have orthodontic bands.
This course offers a
comprehensive lecture and Laboratory practice on a manikin
and requires clinical
practice using, the Ultrasonic Scaler by the RDA or OAP
to remove excess cement from
the coronal surfaces of teeth in the orthodontic setting.
Students are required to pass
both a written and clinical examination, which is performed
on a manikin.
No clinical patients are required for this course. Students
must bring their own PPE and
come dressed in scrubs; all other course supplies are provided.
Final written and laboratory examination will be administered
at the end of the course.
course is a blended class; that consists of Online / Home
Study and Classroom / Lab
study) Students will learn theoretical aspects relating
to the ultrasonic scaler for orthodontic bands cement removal.
learn, step-by-step procedures for ultrasonic scaling of
ortho bands cement removal through laboratory experience
with a typodont/manikin.