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12 CE: 9 CE On-demand Lecture/Live In-person 3-hour Hands-on

The courses below are a combination of both online (lecture) and live, in-person (hands-on training and testing).

We also provide [extra] diode-lasers at the events below.

Charleston, WV: Diode Laser Training and Certification

FRI DATE: MAY 3

Richmond, VA: Diode Laser Training and Certification

FRI DATE: NOV 1

FRI DATES: MAR 8, SEP 13

Largo, MD: Diode Laser Training and Certification

LIVE ONE-DAY 12CE WEBINAR TRAINING

This is a one day 12 CE course via Zoom

West Virginia State Board Laser Rules

  • No gingival curettage per email.
  • RDH CAN use lasers. DDS can use lasers. RDH laser usage passed Oct 7, 2022
  • Advanced Dental Hygiene’s live and online laser courses are both approved in West Virginia for laser certification
  • After attending our approved course, please fill out the West Virginia application for dental hygienist non-surgical laser Therapy, pay their fee and send in any documentation they require. wvbodprod.glsuite.us/GLSuiteWeb/Clients/WVBOD/StaticFiles/pdf/Applications/NonSurgicalLTA102022.pdf

  • VA. Code R. §5-13-5
  • Current through Register Vol. XXXIX, No. 40, October 7, 2022
  • Section 5-13-5 – Expanded duties of Dental Hygienists
  • 1. Expanded duties of dental hygienists. In addition to and including those duties set forth in subsection 4.1 of this rule, the following duties and/or intraoral tasks may be assigned by a licensed dentist to a dental hygienist in the licensed dentist’s employment:
  • 1.1. Supra – and subgingival scaling of teeth;
  • 1.2. Polishing of coronal and/or exposed surfaces of teeth;
  • 1.3. Dental health education;
  • 1.4. Nutritional counseling;
  • 1.5. Recording periodontal findings;
  • 1.6. Scaling excessive cement from the surfaces of teeth and restorations;
  • 1.7. Performing screenings and diagnostic tests of teeth and surrounding tissues and recording findings for interpretation by a supervising dentist (including such procedures as restorative chartings, caries activity test, cytology smears, salivary analysis and smears, vitality test, etc.);
  • 1.8. Placing of subgingival medicaments, fibers, chips, etc.;
  • 1.9. Finishing and polishing restorations with a slow speed hand piece;
  • 1.10. Debridement and/or root planing of teeth;
  • 1.11. Applying bleaching agents;
  • 1.12. Placing periodontal dressings with a final evaluation by the supervising dentist;
  • 1.13. Administration of infiltration and block anesthesia after successful completion of a board-approved course and of a regional board examination and under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist;
  • 1.13.a. A hygienist shall apply for a certificate from the Board for the administration of infiltration and block anesthesia using a form prescribed by the Board and pay a fee as set forth in the Board’s rule. Fees Established by the Board, 5CSR3; and
  • 1.14. Use of a laser, provided the wavelength is limited to no higher than 1064 nanometers, for laser bacterial reduction, laser assisted periodontal therapy, other non-surgical periodontal therapeutic treatments, photobiomodulation (adjunctive low level laser therapy) and treatment of herpetic lesions and aphthous ulcers after successful completion of a board-approved course and under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist.
  • 1.14.a. A hygienist shall apply for a certificate from the Board to provide non-surgical periodontal treatment with the use of a laser using a form prescribed by the Board. The application fee shall be equal to the local anesthesia application fee as set forth in the Board’s rule. Fees Established by the Board, 5CSR3.

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Roanoke, VA: Diode Laser Training and Certification

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