Removal of Bond Material with Rotary Instrumentation: A Hands-on Program

Whether developing or refining your skills, this practical course will give you the capacity to remove bond material with rotary instrumentation confidently in practice. You will experience individualized hands-on instruction from knowledgeable and helpful faculty—the same faculty who train the orthodontic residents. You will benefit from the professional level of training since this is the only dental school-based training program in Minnesota for this expanded function. This training course is recognized by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry.
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Dental hygienists and licensed dental assistants—are you looking for more patient responsibility? Would you like to master an orthodontic expanded duty?

Dentists—would you like to delegate more orthodontic duties to your staff?

Learn How To

  • Explain enamel properties relative to bonding and debonding
  • Protect enamel and hyperplastic tissue during the removal of bond material
  • Remove composite after debonding brackets and removing clear orthodontic aligner attachments
  • Develop an efficient routine
  • Incorporate removal of bond material with rotary instrumentation into your practice

Training Methods

Illustrated lectures, discussion, videotape demonstration, clinical demonstration, laboratory exercises, clinical simulation

Credits and Fees


$250 licensed dental assistant

$250 dental hygienist


3 hours

Minnesota Credits

3 Fundamental Credit Hours



8:30 AM to 11:45 AM

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This course is under the direction of John P. Beyer, DDS, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Orthodontics, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; part-time orthodontic practice, University of Minnesota Orthodontic Faculty Practice Clinic.

Disclosure Summary 

It is the policy of the University of Minnesota Office of Continuing Dental Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. All participating speakers, course directors, and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program. Relationships of spouse/partner with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services should be disclosed if they are of a nature that may influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CDE activity. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest. Specific disclosure information for each speaker, course director, and planning committee member will be shared with the audience prior to the speaker’s presentation.

Continuing Dental Education Staff members have nothing to disclose.

The following information was received from our speakers for this course. It is not assumed these financial interests or affiliations will have an adverse impact on course presentations. They simply are noted here to fully inform course participants.

John Beyer, DDS, PhD
Indicated no relevant affiliations or financial interests. Speaker does not intend to discuss an off-label/investigative use of a commercial product/device.

Already Registered

  • Final registration will begin at 8:00 AM. 
  • Continental breakfast will be available during registration.
  • The program will run from 8:30 to 11:45 AM.
  • There will be a 15-minute refreshment break mid-morning.

If you have special dietary needs or are disabled and have special needs, please contact us at least two weeks prior to the program date.

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