Pit and Fissure Sealant Course

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Pit and Fissure Sealant Course

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Pit and Fissure Sealant Course

Dental Assisting Institute’s Pit and Fissure Sealant Course is certified by the Dental Board of California and is divided into 3 sections. The course consists of 4 hours of classroom training, 4 hours of laboratory training and 8 hours of clinical training.

Students will learn and reach a competency level to make judgments regarding the application of pit and fissure sealants. This is accomplished through the following areas of instruction as they relate to pit and fissure sealants:

Oral Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, Oral Pathology, Normal/Abnormal Anatomical and Physiological Tooth Descriptions
Morphology and Microbiology
Dental Materials and Pharmacology

Legal requirements
Description and goals of sealants
Indications and contraindications
Role in preventive programs

Etchant and/or etchant/bond combination material composition, process, storage and   handling.
Sealant material composition, polymerization type, process, storage and handling
Armamenteria for etching and sealant application
Problem solving for etchant and sealant material placement/manipulation

Areas of application
Patient selection factors
Other indication factors

Moisture control protocol
Tooth/teeth preparation procedures prior to etching or etchant/bond

Acid Etching or Etchant/Bond Combination

Material preparation
Application areas
Application time factors
Armamentaria
Procedure
Etchant or etchant/bond evaluation criteria

Sealant Application

Application areas
Application time factors
Armamentaria
Procedure for chemical cure and light cure techniques
Sealant evaluation criteria
Sealant adjustment techniques

Infection Control Protocol
Clinical recall and reevaluation protocols

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Who We Are

Take advantage of the only course taught in an actual practicing dental office.

State-Of-The-Art Methods

Enter the work place with the real working experience dental employers are looking for and learn the most advanced techniques in dental assisting – all at a fraction of the typical cost!

Over Twenty Years of Experience

Study at a locally owned school that cares about you & your success and learn from the best teachers and incredible mentors that are here for you now and in the future.

Graduate with Certification

Upon completion, you will have certification from the California Dental Board in Infection Control, CPR, taking X-Rays and more. We also continually contact local dentists to notify them of new graduates.

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