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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 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
Sealant Basics
Legal requirements
Description and goals of sealants
Indications and contraindications
Role in preventive programs
Sealant Materials
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
Sealant Criteria
Areas of application
Patient selection factors
Other indication factors
Preparation 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
Etchant or etchant/bond evaluation criteria
Sealant Application
Application areas
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


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

Learn state-of-the-art methods in dental assisting. 

Benefit from our twenty years + of experience.

Graduate with certification from the California Dental Board in Radiation Safety so you can take x-rays), Infection Control,Dental Practice Act and CPR.

Enter the work place with the real working experience dental employers are looking for. 

Get a great schedule. You can complete the entire course in 12 Saturdays!

Study at a locally owned school that cares about you & your success.

Learn from the best teachers and incredible mentors that are here for you now and in the future.


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