Therapeutic Interim Restorations for the Expanded Function Dental Hygienist


Title: Therapeutic Interim Restorations for the Expanded Function Dental Hygienist
Reschedule Date: Friday, July 16, 2021 jenkins-2013.jpg
Location: College of Dentistry, Lincoln, NE
Check in: 9:45 a.m.
Schedule: 10:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m. 
CE hours: 2
Fee: $250
 Register: Register Online 
Classification: Registered Dental Hygienists Instructor: Dr. Jim Jenkins, DDS
    Instructor: Dr. Bradley Krivohlavek


Method of Teaching: Lecture/Discussion/Hands On


In this course, the participant will learn about the different types of temporary dental materials available and how to safely utilize them for a patient who needs to have a tooth temporized to get them out of pain, until the patient can be seen by a dentist for definitive treatment.  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recognizes that unique clinical circumstances can result in challenges in restorative care for infants, children, adolescents, and persons with special health care needs. When circumstances do not permit traditional cavity preparation and/or placement of traditional dental restorations or when caries control is necessary prior to placement of definitive restorations, interim therapeutic restorations (ITR) 1 may be beneficial and are best utilized as part of comprehensive care in the dental home.  The course will include a review of the current Nebraska statutes and appropriate dental materials and procedures allowed for Expanded Function Dental Hygienists.  There will also be a “hands on” portion of the seminar utilizing the temporary dental materials placed and finished in Dentiforms.  


At the end of this course, the participants will:


Dr. James Jenkins graduated from the UNMC College of Dentistry with his DDS degree in 1984.  He had a private dental practice for eighteen years before accepting a full-time position at the UNMC College of Dentistry in 2002 in the adult restorative department.  Dr. Jenkins is a group leader for the undergraduate clinical practice at the college and maintains a part time private dental practice at the University Dental Associates.  He is also the UNMC College of Dentistry Alumni Association Faculty Alumni Director.

Dr. Bradley Krivohlavek is a graduate of the UNMC College of Dentistry.  He worked in private practice in Norfolk, Nebraska until his retirement.  He is now a clinical and pre-clinical instructor for the College of Dentistry in the adult restorative department.



The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

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The college is a member of the American Dental Education Association and the Association for Continuing Dental Education.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Education designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.



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