Locations & Dates:​

phoenix, az 

april 22, 2017

Registration for this course is though: 

Phoenix College Center for Dental CE

Phoenix  College Health Care Center
3144 N 7th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
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Approved PACE Program Provider FAGD/MAGD Credit Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. ​ The current term of approval extends 9/1/15 to 8/31/19 Provider ID# 360256

8 CEU Diode Laser Training and Certification $465

This program is designed to fulfill the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners' requirements on the use of lasers by dental hygienists.

In Arizona, according to R4-11-601 the course must be offered by a recognized dental school or dental hygiene school as defined in A.R.S. 1201, or sponsored by a national dental/dental hygienists' association or state dental/dental hygienists' association or government agency. Academy of General Dentistry PACE approved courses fall under this standard.

A very comprehensive soft-tissue laser training with emphasis on diode laser-assisted periodontal therapies and dental hygiene protocols. This course will cover:  

​History and Physics of Dental Lasers
Laser Safety & Precaution Methods
Set-up, Operation & Maintenance Procedures
Wavelength & Operating Parameters
Influence on Biological Tissues
Science & Research Studies 
Common DDS Soft Tissue Procedures
Hygiene Procedures & Treatment Parameters
Evidence Based Results
Marketing Enhancements & Verbal Skills
Insurance Considerations 
CDT Codes & Fees
Hands-on Clinical Training
​Written Proficiency Examination

COURSE OBJECTIVES ~ Upon the completion of this course through lecture, discussion and participation, participants should be able to:
Describe and understand the basic physics and history of lasers
Describe the understand soft-tissue lasers, their characteristics, and applications
Understand the clinical benefits of a diode laser and the supporting science
Understand their scope of practice for laser usage
Demonstrate the set up and operation of lasers including delivery systems, maintenance, treatment parameters, and infection control protocol
Demonstrate clinical proficiency using diode lasers
Define safety regulations, biohazards, and precautions regarding lasers​