Gingival Displacement & Soft Tissue Management: A Training Program

Minnesota licensed dental assistants and dental hygienists may place nonsurgical retraction material for gingival displacement under direct supervision, after successfully completing an accredited course. This practical hands-on course will give you (or your clinical staff) the knowledge and skills to confidently perform gingival retraction procedures in practice.

Register for Upcoming Sessions

September 10, 2022 8:00 am - September 10, 2022 12:15 pm

Session Location: 

Lynda J. Young Conference Room
6-410 Moos HS Tower
Minneapolis Campus

Course Number: CF3448

Enrollment is limited to 20



Learn How To

  • Define gingival displacement and hemostasis
  • Identify the use of gingival displacement in different clinical situations
  • Describe the different methods and techniques of gingival displacement
  • Recognize the role of gingival displacement in successful treatment outcomes
  • Recognize the limitations and clinical contraindications of gingival displacement
  • Identify materials and instruments needed in gingival retraction procedures
  • Perform gingival retraction using single cord, double cord and contemporary mechanicochemical techniques.

Training Methods

Illustrated lectures, discussion, demonstrations, exercises and clinical simulation on typodonts.