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Placement and Removal of Gingival Retraction

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Placement and Removal of Gingival Retraction-
At the completion of this instructional unit, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the anatomical structures of the tooth and periodontium.
2. Explain the function of gingival retraction.
3. Identify different types of gingival retraction.
4. Perform the procedural steps to place and remove gingival retraction.
5. Recognize oral conditions and techniques that may compromise tissue displacement or patient health.


Class Details

0 Session(s)

NA - Online

- Staff 

CEUs : 0.4

Start Date:upon registration



Please read:  Participants must comply with 1 (one) of the following: a. Hold an active dental hygiene license in Iowa; or b. Hold an active dental assistant registration, and comply with at least one of the following: (1) Be a graduate of an accredited school; or (2) Be currently certified by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB); or (3) Have at least three months of clinical practice as a registered dental assistant; or (4) Have at least three months of clinical practice as a dental assistant in a state that does not require registration Pre-instructional competency assessment: all participants must complete a preliminary written assessment at 75% Minimum number of total hours: Didactic hours: 2 Lab hours: 1 minimum of 3 experiences which may be office, laboratory, or combination Minimum number of patient experiences: Clinical/Patient: 5 patient experiences in the dental office under observational supervision Post-instructional competency assessment: Written assessment – 75% competency required Clinical assessment – all prescribed criteria must be met Continuing Education Units: 4 (2 didactic, 1 laboratory, and 1 clinical)



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Registration Closes On
Sunday, June 30, 2024 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
N/A - Online - Staff