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Care & Maintenance of Dental Restorations

COURSE NUMBER: 468

Shelly Withers, RDH, MS, PhD; Marilynn Heyde, RDH, MPH

Credit Hours:

1 Hour(s)

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The Care & Maintenance of Dental Restorations course will provide an overview of the various types of esthetic restorations and how to properly care for them. The course will also discuss methods for evaluating and maintaining amalgam resto...

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Overview

The Care & Maintenance of Dental Restorations course will provide an overview of the various types of esthetic restorations and how to properly care for them. The course will also discuss methods for evaluating and maintaining amalgam restorations.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Sep 1, 2015

  • Last Revision Date:

    Mar 31, 2022

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Mar 30, 2025

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    780

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Discuss the various types of materials used in esthetic restorations.
  • Describe the possible damaging effects of routine preventive procedures and the effect of increased bacterial retention.
  • Determine appropriate polishing agents for esthetic restorations.
  • Evaluate existing amalgam restorations for contraindications to amalgam polishing procedures.
  • Recognize that individual state practice acts for dental auxiliaries to perform finishing and polishing procedures may vary.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.

  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.


Note:  Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

The authors report no conflicts of interest associated with this course. They have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Shelly Withers

Shelly Withers

RDH, MS, PhD

Shelly Withers is Chair of the Dental Hygiene Department at the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry where she teaches radiology and mentors student research groups. She obtained a BS in Dental Hygiene and an MS in Health Professions Ed...

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Marilynn Heyde

Marilynn Heyde

RDH, MPH

Submission Information

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Submission For credit transfers to appear in your AGD account in real time, make sure to add your AGD membership number in the field provided on the “Share Your Test Score” page.


CE Broker For all states that use CE Broker for licensure, “proof of completions” are electronically reported the first of every month. If a course was taken in November, the “proof of completion” will be submitted the beginning of December.

Recognition

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ADA CERP Recognized Provider

The Procter & Gamble Company is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.


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Concerns or complaints about a dental CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at:


https://www.ada.org/en/ccepr/ada-cerp-recognition/complaints

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Approved PACE Program Provider

THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY


Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.


8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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AADH Approved Program Provider

Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.