Pit and Fissure Sealants
After completing this 2-day course, students will earn a certificate in Pit and Fissure Sealants. This certificate is a requirement of the California Dental Board for unlicensed Dental Assistants, those Dental Assistants who are seeking to become an RDA, renew an RDA License, and/or perform Sealants on patients in a dental office.
Day 1 includes lecture, practice on mannequins and performing a total of 8 Sealants in mixed quadrants of 2 patients.
Day 2 includes a written exam and a clinical exam of 8 sealants in mixed quadrants of 2 patients.
Students will use a typodont to practice tooth preparation, moisture control, applying the correct amount of sealant and bite articulation.
*If clinical patients are not available on day 1 the student can schedule the patients to be done as homework in our facility or in an outside facility, (paperwork provided.)
*VSDA Supplies all materials for this course.
*Students must use their own patients.