Coronal Polishing for the DAII

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

Dental Assistant II


A comprehensive, lecture (3 hour) and hands-on clinical lab (4 hour) providing in-depth concepts and necessary skills for polishing natural and restorative tooth surfaces with a rubber cup and/or brush using a slow-speed hand piece. This course is designed to satisfy the requirements of the North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners as provided by the North Carolina State Practice Act.

Location & Time
• Morning Didactic Session 8:00 am - 11:15 am: Airport Training Center, 5039 Airport Center Parkway, Building K; Classroom 17/18, Charlotte, NC
• Afternoon Clinical Session 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Atrium Health Dental Clinic, 1000 Blythe Blvd. Annex Building 2nd Floor, Charlotte, NC 28203

Ashley Dorado, BSDH, RDH, PHDH, OMT
Adjunct Dental Hygiene Instructor
Central Piedmont Community College

Participants must bring the following on day of event:
• A slow speed hand piece or hygiene hand piece capable of accepting disposable prophy angles. If a hand piece is brought that only accepts individual prophy cups (screw-type or latch type) please bring 4-5 prophy cups along with the hand piece.
• Eye protection goggles
• Lab coat or gown.

Important information to register for class
Registrants must submit documentation of DAII status prior to registering for course. Please submit the following:
1) Verification of Dental Assistant II Form with supporting documentation
2) Certificate of Dental Assisting Employment and Professional Liability Insurance Coverage Form. If you are not covered under your employer's Professional Liability Insurance coverage you are responsible for purchasing the Professional Liability Insurance on your own. Details can be found on the form.
3)Copies of certificates. For example, CPR certification, Radiology training certificate, etc.

**Access online forms available by clicking on this link Coronal Polishing required forms

Please email documentation to Darlene Vasquez at

Once ALL documentation is submitted, the registration code will be provided. If you have any questions please contact

**NOTE: You will not be able to participate in the workshop unless all required documentation is received BEFORE the workshop begins.Attendance at both didactic and clinical sessions is required. Credit will not be issued for partial attendance. Please call us if you have any questions.

The North Carolina Area Health Education Centers are an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at

The North Carolina Area Health Education Centers designates this activity for up to 7.0 hours of continuing education credits.

Dental Institutions providing dental education have an obligation to disseminate new knowledge related to dental practice. In doing so, some information or presentations may include controversial materials or commercial references. The South Piedmont AHEC office acknowledges that there is potential risk to participants using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures into their practices, especially when the continuing education program has not provided them with supervised clinical experience in the techniques or procedures to ensure that they have attained competence. Sponsorship of continuing education courses by the South Piedmont AHEC office does not imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, product or procedure by this institution.

Disclosure Statement/Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the ADA CERP Standard V., everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the activity. As a continuing education provider, the South Piedmont AHEC office is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. The South Piedmont AHEC office is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.


  • Learn dental terminology, proper technique and infection control as it relates to coronal polishing
  • Comply with North Carolina rules and regulations
  • Recognize types of stains and deposits
  • Describe the types of abrasives that may be used
  • Select appropriate polishing agents for different types of restorative materials


Mar 2, 2024
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Mar 2, 2024
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Check-In Time
7:30 AM
0.70 - CEU
7.00 - Contact Hours
7.00 - ADA CERP
South Piedmont AHEC
Classroom 17/18
Mar 2, 2024
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
South Piedmont AHEC
Classroom 17/18
Registration fee.
Contact Hours