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Whitening/bleaching for Dental Hygienists

Datum en Locatie

ON REQUEST
TBD

Ivoclar Vivadent Benelux
De Fruittuinen 32
Demonstratieruimte Wieland
2132 NZ Hoofddorp
Nederland

Tarieven

ON REQUEST

Taal

Dutch or English

Interested in an inhouse clinical course/training? Please contact PSM Ivoclar Vivadent, Gerhard Smith!

Description
The course is designed for Dental Hygienists, who would like to expand their knowledge and develop their skills by providing tooth whitening for patients, focusing on home bleaching techniques. Qualified Oral Hygienist who would like to expand their knowledge and develop their skills are also welcome. Oral Hygienist will focus on delivering information regarding tooth whitening to patients and carry out specific tasks that could assist other dental professionals providing whitening treatment.

Audience
Oral hygienists

Level
Basic to Advanced

Accreditation
TBD

Program
The course is both theory and practical. Providing a comprehensive theory and practical course covering all aspects of Tooth Whitening appropriate to Dental Hygienists skill set, in accordance with their specific bleaching protocol of the practice, whilst also following the European legislation concerning tooth whitening products.

Objectives

  • Be aware of their roles & responsibilities regarding tooth whitening
  • Understand the current legal issues regarding tooth whitening
  • Be able to follow & work from a prescription provided by a dentist following their comprehensive oral evaluation
  • Identify the types and causes of enamel discoloration which could affect treatment
  • Understand the protocols and procedures of Home Whitening
  • Understand the causes of sensitivity and patient management during treatment
  • Be able to write the patient notes concisely
  • The ability to provide clear and concise information for patients requesting information about tooth whitening

Advanced

  • The ability to take alginate impressions to a good standard - Dental Hygienists who are currently certified to take alginate impressions
  • The ability to make a bleaching tray 
  • The ability to fit bleaching trays correctly -Dental Hygienists only
  • Demonstrate the application of gel into the bleaching trays
  • The ability to take & record the shade of the tooth
  • The ability to develop the skills of dental photography


Materials & instruments
TBD