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Expanded Duty Dental Assistant (EDDA) is organized by LSU Health New Orleans Continuing Dental Education and will be held from Nov 09 - 11, 2018 at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is dental assistants - who have a minimum of six months' chair side dental assisting experience. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 24 hours clinical CDE credit.

Course Description :
This course is designed to provide dental assistants - who have a minimum of six months' chair side dental assisting experience - with the knowledge and skills they need to perform expanded duty dental assisting functions as specified by Louisiana law. Hands-on exercises will be performed in the laboratory to reinforce the didactic material presented in the lectures. Each participant will be given and must pass a post-course examination to determine his or her qualifications.

Conference Objectives are:
• Describe the limitations and uses of coronal polishing technique as contrasted with a prophylaxis.
• Name and describe the groups of extrinsic and intrinsic stains on dentition.
• Describe the use and, care and lubrication of the right angle handpiece.
• Identify and describe the function of the instruments and materials used in coronal polishing.
• Demonstrate coronal polishing.
• Name the instruments and materials for suturing.
• Demonstrate the process of removing sutures with a sterile technique.
• Describe the process of placing a medicated dressing postoperative.
• Explain the cause and treatment of alveolar osteitis.
• Describe post-operative instructions to a patient for home care.
• Identify the types and uses of dental liners.
• Demonstrate the placement of a cavity liner.
• Identify the parts of the Tofflemire matrix retainer.
• Demonstrate preparing, placing, wedging and removing a Tofflemire matrix retainer.
• Identify the sequences of steps in the placement of an anterior restoration; and placement of pit and fissure sealant.
• Demonstrate the etching of a posterior tooth prior to the placement of pit and fissure sealant.
• List three methods used for gingival retraction.
• Demonstrate gingival retraction using the chemical method.
• Demonstrate the removal of the retraction cord.
• Describe the manipulation and use of periodontal surgical dressing.
• Demonstrate the mixing and placement of the periodontal dressing.
• Demonstrate the removal of the periodontal dressing.
• Describe the indications for use of nitrous oxide.
• Describe the contraindication for use of nitrous oxide.
• Identify the levels of sedation.
• Knowledgeable of the safety features of the nitrous Unit.
• Understand technique of application and monitoring nitrous oxide.
• Demonstrate the application of pit and fissure sealants.
• Demonstrate the preparation needed for the placement of sealants.
• Demonstrate the knowledge of dental anatomy.
• Understand the purpose of a temporary crown.
• Identify the different types of temporary crowns.
• Fabricate a custom temporary crown.
• Knowledgeable of proper armamentarium needed for fabrication of a temporary crown.
• Demonstrate placement of temporary filling.
• Understand the use of rubber dam and the isolation of teeth

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.


Brianne Mannino
Brianne Mannino


Dana Williams
Dana Williams


Nancy Weiss
Nancy Weiss


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Contact No. 504.941.8193

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Louisiana State University School of Dentistry
1100 Florida Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States Of America

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