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 didactic (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;
Dental Science – Oral Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, Oral Pathology, Normal/Abnormal Anatomical and Physiological Tooth Descriptions
Morphology and Microbiology
Dental Materials and Pharmacology
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
Application time factors
Etchant or etchant/bond evaluation criteria
Application time factors
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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