iDATC – Comprehensive Coronal Polish Certificate Program

The Comprehensive Coronal Polish Certificate Program is one of the courses offered under the iEducations Dental Assistant Training Center.

Program Director:  Morris H.
Program Instructor: Carolin N.
Program Inquiry:
 info@i-educations.com or 650-448-9471

Comprehensive Coronal Polish Certificate Program Description:

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Define coronal polish.
  • Explain the indications and contraindications for a coronal polish.
  • Use of abrasives and polishing agents.
  • Describe and identify dental deposits and stains.
  • Use of equipment and materials for performing a coronal polish.
  • Demonstrate the use of disclosing agent.
  • Demonstrate the positioning techniques and the action of the rubber cup on both arches and each quadrant on the facial and lingual surfaces.
  • Use of auxillary polishing aids during coronal polish.
  • Operator position during coronal polish and proper use of fulcrum during the procedure.
  • Instrument grasps.
  • Give proper oral hygiene instruments to the patient.

Course Syllabus:

  • Prophylaxis vs. Coronal Polishing
    1.  Complete removal of all calculus, stain, and plaque
    2.  Partial removal of only stain and plaque
    3.  Explanation of both procedures
  • Coronal Polishing
    1.  Indications and Contraindications
    2.  Types of stain
    3.  Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic
    4.  Endogenous vs. Exogenous
    5.  Types of abrasives and floss
    6.  Fulcrum
    7.  Hand piece grasps
    8.  Positioning
    9.  Sequence
    10.  Armamentarium
    11.  Procedure
  • Ergonomics
    1.  Goal
    2.  Importance
    3.  Exercises
    4.  Symptoms
    5.  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Causes, prevention, treatments

Lab Content:

  • Infection control
    1.  Review infection control protocol
    2.  Patient Health history
    3.  Patient management
  • Coronal Polishing
    1.  Types of abrasives and floss
    2.  Fulcrum
    3.  Hand piece grasps
    4.  Positioning
    5.  Sequence
    6.  Armamentarium
  • Procedure
    1.  Ergonomics
    2.  Exercises
    3.  Symptoms
    4.  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Causes, prevention, treatments

Upon completion of this course, the student will be issued a California Dental Association Certificate.

iEDUCATIONS IS A CALIFORNIA DENTAL BOARD-APPROVED COURSE PROVIDER THAT CERTIFIES STUDENTS IN CORONAL POLISH PROGRAM.