May 13 & 14, 2014
2 Locations: UNMC College of Dentistry, Lincoln and UNMC West Division Dental Hygiene Program site in Gering, NE Via telecast

**Participants must have 1500 hours of chair-side experience to attend this course**

Coronal Polishing Eligibility Form

Coronal Polishing Registration Form

Credits: 14 CE hours
Registration & Schedule:


Lincoln, NE
Central Standard Time

Gering, NE
Mountain Standard Time


May 13

7:45 a.m.

6.45 a.m.


May 13

8:00 - 5:00 p.m.

7:00 - 4:00 p.m.


May 14

8:00 - 5:00 p.m.

7:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Course Fees: $310 Auxiliary/Lincoln (This course is for dental auxiliary only)

$360 Auxiliary/Gering (This course is for dental auxiliary only)

Course ID:

Lincoln: DENT130029

Gering: DENT130030


Darlene Carritt, a dental hygiene graduate of the UNMC COD, is an instructor at the UNMC COD and practices clinical dental hygiene. She has served as a member of the Nebraska Board of Dental Examiners and a dental hygiene examiner and coordinator for Central Regional Dental Testing Service.

Course Description:
A board approved professional techniques course on coronal polishing including didactic instruction and clinical participation for the dental auxiliary.

Course Objectives:

  • Recognize dental anatomy and physiology of the hard and soft tissues of the deciduous and permanent oral facial complex.
  • Understand the correct management of the hard/soft tissues during coronal polishing procedures.
  • Know appropriate patient and operator positions.
  • Identify universal precautions and infection control.
  • Perform laboratory exercises utilizing manikins or extracted teeth.
  • Apply indications and contraindications for coronal polishing, armamentarium, and principles of polishing agents.

Method of teaching: Didactic instruction/Clinical participation