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DA0009: Restorative Functions-Advanced

Date: 7/23/2012 - 7/27/2012 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Northern Navajo Medical Center Location: Shiprock, NM
Instructor: THOMAS REESE, Rickey Thompson Director: Rickey Thompson
Level: Advanced Audience: Assistants
Quota: 6 - 8 students Tuition: $1,676.00
Hours: 36.00 (Total CDE); 36.00 (DANB Clinical)
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The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

This course is a continuation of the “Basic Expanded Functions” course, which is a prerequisite. All five cavity classifications/preparations will be covered in lecture and laboratory exercises, including amalgam and composite restorations. Lectures will review and update course participants on dental restorative materials including a discussion of bonding agents. Laboratory exercises will be performed on typodonts beginning with conservative preparations and working up to and including cusp-protected amalgam and incisal angle composite resin restorations. Also, participants will be introduced to the basics of occlusion. The course will require that the participant perform 5 cusp-protecting amalgams [CPAs] and 5 Class IV composite restorations back in their clinical setting before receiving her/his certificate.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Explain the basic concepts of occlusion as they apply to restorative dentistry.
2. Place and finish complex Class II amalgam restorations and composite restorations involving the incisal angle.
3. Discuss the current state-of-the-art dentinal bonding agents.
4. Discriminate between acceptable and unacceptable restorations.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

Concerns or complaints about this course may be directed to IHS CDE Coordinator or to ADA CERP (


Certificate from the Basic Expanded Functions course GS-5 or eviqualent or successful completion of the Esthetic Restorative course.

Tuition Payment Information:

Please Make Checks Payable to: USET, Inc.

c/o Tammy Fowler

711 Stewarts Ferry Pike

Nashville, TN 37214

Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.

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