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Course Series:Dental Assistants - Expanded Functions

Pursuant to IAC 650-Chapter 23, dentists may delegate expanded function duties to registered dental assistants if the assistant has completed board-approved training in the specific expanded function that will be delegated. To participate in the Expanded Function training a dental assistant must qualify based on one of the following:
  1. Be a graduate of an ADA-accredited dental assistant program; or
  2. Be currently certified by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB); or
  3. Have at least one year of clinical practice as a registered dental assistant; or
  4. Have at least one year of clinical practice as a dental assistant in a state that does not require registration.
Level 1 Expanded Functions
  1. Taking occlusal registrations.
  2. Placement and removal of gingival retraction material.
  3. Fabrication, temporary cementation, and removal of provisional restorations.
  4. Applying cavity liners and bases; desensitizing agents; and bonding systems, to include the placement of orthodontic brackets, following the determination of location by the supervising dentist.
  5. Monitoring of patients receiving nitrous oxide inhalation analgesia, which may include increasing oxygen levels as needed, pursuant to the following:
    1. A dentist shall induce a patient and establish the maintenance level;
    2. A dental assistant may make adjustments that decrease the nitrous oxide concentration during the administration of nitrous oxide;
    3. A dental assistant may turn off the oxygen delivery at the completion of the dental procedure.
  6. Taking final impressions.
  7. Removal of adhesives using nonmotorized hand instrumentation.
  8. Placement of Class 1 temporary filling materials.
  9. Recementation of provisional restorations
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**Note: To update your status to include the new functions, you will need to take Day 1 (Fabrication, temporary cementation, and removal of provisional restorations) and the one-hour option on Day 3 (Placement of Class 1 temporary filling materials class.)
 

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Tuition:  $660.00





Schedule Information

Class Name (Course #/Class ID) Location Start Date Class Schedule
Dental Assistant Expanded Functions Day 1 (DENED05 /1552) Looft Hall 09/12/2020 Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; starting 9/12/2020, ending 9/12/2020
Dental Assistant Expanded Functions Day 2 (DENED05 /1553) Looft Hall 09/19/2020 Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; starting 9/19/2020, ending 9/19/2020
Dental Assistant Expanded Functions Day 3 (DENED05 /1554) Looft Hall 09/26/2020 Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM; starting 9/26/2020, ending 9/26/2020