UC Blue Ash College

Dental Hygiene Continuing Education Courses


The Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College is committed to providing quality, hands-on, continuing dental education to the entire dental team. Our outstanding courses will assist team members in expanding their scope of practice in the dental office. 


Managing Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office 

Presented by Luke Burroughs, RDH MPH and is 4 credit hours approved by the Ohio and Kentucky State Dental Boards.

Course Date: Friday, December 3, 2021 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The course fee is $99.00.

The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash Dental Hygiene Program's comprehensive course in Medical Emergencies contains 4 hours of instruction in the topics regarding Managing Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office required by the Ohio State Dental Board and the Kentucky State Dental Board. The course will be provided to all dental personnel.

Registration Deadline

  • Complete registration and payment must be submitted by November 29, 2021.
  • Course minimum is 15 participants.
  • Course maximum is 50 participants.

Coronal Polishing for the Certified Dental Assistant 

This course is presented by Maggie Biddle, RDH, MS and Molly Mihlbachler, RDH, MS. 

Course Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The course fee is $450.00.

It is approved by the Ohio State Dental Board for 7 hours; 3 hours of didactic instruction and 4 hours of clinical instruction and evaluation. You must be on time, stay for the entire instructional period and pass the course test and clinical evaluation to receive these credits.

Registration Deadline:

  • Complete registration and payment must be received by December 6, 2021.
  • The course minimum is 6 participants.

Nitrous Oxide  

Dental Hygienist (Administering), Dental Assistants (Monitoring)

This course is presented by Shawna Staud, RDH, MDH

Course Date: Friday, December 10, 2021 from 6:30 am - 11:00 am (Group A) or 8:30 am - 1:00 pm (Group B)

The course fee is $275.00

This course is approved by the Ohio State Dental Board for 8 hours; 6 hours is the minimum time for this course as required by the Board. You must be on time, stay for the entire instructional period and pass the course test to receive these credits.

Registration Deadline:

  • Complete registration and payment must be received by December 6, 2021.
  • Course minimum is 15 participants.
  • Course maximum is 24 participants. 

Silver Diamine Fluoride for EFDAs and Dental Hygienists

This course is presented by Molly Mihbachler, RDH, MS and Maggie Biddle, RDH, MS.

Course Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The course fee is $125.00

This course is 2 credit hours that explores the dental professional's role in use of silver diamine fluoride in the dental practice. This course contains a didactic and clinical component and fulfills the Ohio State Dental Board's educational requirement for a dental auxiliary to place silver diamine in Ohio.

Registration Deadline:

  • Complete registration and payment must be received by November 29, 2021.

Sealant Placement for the Certified Dental Assistant 

This course is presented by Heather Ferris, RDH, EFDA, BSDH

Course Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The course fee is $450.00

This course is is approved by the Ohio State Dental Board for 8 hours; 2 hours of didactic instruction and 6 hours of clinical instruction and evaluation. You must be on time, stay for the entire instructional period and pass the course test and clinical evaluation to receive these credits. The University of Cincinnati is an institution accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Registration Deadline:

  • Complete registration and payment must be received by November 29, 2021.
  • Course minimum is 6 participants.
  • Course maximum is 42 participants.

Dental Coding: What Every Dental Hygienist Should Know

This course is presented by Barbara Kunselman, RDH, MS 

Course Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

The course fee is $49.00

This course covers categories of services provided by the Registered Dental Hygienist in the Current Dental Terminology (CDT) code book. To explain coding solutions, the course utilizes questions, answers, and case studies. Real-life treatment scenarios will provide meaning to the material, which will make it applicable in the dental setting.

Registration Deadline:

  • Complete registration and payment must be received by November 29, 2021.

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Contact Information

Dental Hygiene Program
Phone: 513-558-9478
Email: dentalhygiene@ucblueash.edu