This course will increase your proficiency in various aspects of restorative dentistry. Because students are either licensed dental hygienists or dental hygiene graduates, this condensed course is designed to review prior knowledge and build your clinical restorative skills.
Course materials and assignments are provided via the Angel online course management system.
You will receive approximately 80 hours of clinical experience and 10 hours of lecture.
Required pre-study via Angel requires no less than 10 hours of independent study.
Course evaluation/assessment will be done through written pre-tests and post-tests, lab feedback and proficiencies, and Mock Board testing. This is an intense, concentrated course.
On-line Pre-study -
July 8-11, 2013
On-line Pre-study -
July 17-August 18, 2013
Grounded Clinic at Pierce College
August 19-30 , 2013
10 sessions (100 Clock Hours)
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Item Number: U123
Sheila Kensmoe Norton, BS, RDH,
Restorative Lead - Pierce College
Course fee: $ 2669 (includes clock hours; does not include textbook or Instrument Kit)
Textbook required: Clinical Aspects of Dental Materials, Theory, Practice, and Cases, Third Edition Marcia Gladwin & Michael Bagby.
ISBN - 13 9780781764896
Students must purchase their own textbook, readily available at several online sources such including Pearson Education, Amazon.com, Walmart.com, and Barnes & Noble.com. Textbook cost: Approximately $55
Access to course materials will be provided via Angel once the student’s registration is confirmed.
Magnification support is recommended such as very strong magnifying glasses or loupes.
ALL students must furnish their own appropriate lab coat and safety glasses based on OSHA guidelines for Personal Protective Equipment. You must have a lab coat that is appropriate for patient care.
Pierce College issues refunds by check regardless of original payment type. Refunds of course fees will be given as follows:
|100% When a class is cancelled by Continuing Education|
|100% When the student is not accepted into the Expanded Functions Course|
|100% (less $7.00) When a student withdraws six (6) weeks prior to the first class session.|
|0% When a student withdraws less than six (6) weeks prior to the first class session, after the class begins, does not attend, or stops attending the course.|
Director of Dental Hygiene
Dental Hygiene Institute
Attn: Dental Hygiene Department
9401 Farwest Drive S.W.
Lakewood, WA 98498
Dental Hygiene Instructor
Washington Dept. of Health
Dental Hygiene Licensing