Ultrasonic Scaling and Coronal Polishing Certificate

Division: Health Science


The Ultrasonic Scaling and Coronal Polishing Certificate offers a curriculum that provides the student with the appropriate academic instruction to achieve eligibility for the National Board of Dental Hygiene Examiners written examination, and the Western Regional Examining Board Examination (WREB) for licensure as a Registered Dental Hygienist, qualifying the candidate as stipulated in the California Dental Practice Act. A Certificate of Completion of “Ultrasonic Scaling and Coronal Polishing” shall be issued after a student has achieved both procedures to clinical competency and successful passed the courses. The Dental Board of California set forth the requirements and the California Code of Regulations of 16 CCR 107.4 and 16 CCR 107.5.

Completion of Semester 1 and Semester 2 courses in the Dental Hygiene Program (11 units):
Semester 1 (5 units):
DH 109 CPre-Clinical Dental Hygiene5
Semester 2 (6 units):
DH 110 CClinical Dental Hygiene7
Total Units12