Summary

  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Learn from a licensed Registered Dental Assistant
  • Practice on mannequins and clinical patients
  • Qualified to perform the procedure after RDA licensure
  • Program teaches theory and technique
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Pit and Fissure Sealants

If you’re studying to become a dental assistant or you already have your Registered Dental Assistant license, one of the procedures you’ll need to know how to perform is pit and fissure sealing using a caries detection device. Good news: UEI has a comprehensive Pit and Fissure Sealants program that can teach you the theory and technique for this important task.

Summary

  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Learn from a licensed Registered Dental Assistant
  • Practice on mannequins and clinical patients
  • Qualified to perform the procedure after RDA licensure
  • Program teaches theory and technique

Career Outcomes

In just 16 hours, you’ll gain the knowledge, skills, and practice you need to examine dental sealants, including the clinical indications and contraindications for dental sealants and the rationales for filled and unfilled sealant materials.

Campus Locations

Our Pit and Fissure Sealant program includes practicing the procedure in our on-campus lab, which is equipped to resemble a real dental office. The program is currently offered at the following campuses:

    About the Program

    You’ll learn your new skill through four hours of lecture, four hours of lab practice, and eight hours of clinical work under the supervision of a licensed Registered Dental Assistant. In addition to learning the procedure’s theory and techniques, you’ll complete five pit and fissure typodont teeth and will hone your skills on four clinical patients who have a minimum of four virgin, non-restored, natural teeth. You’ll complete the program with a well-rounded education in this important technique.

    Student Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this module, students will be able to:

    • Examine dental sealants, including the clinical indications and contraindications for dental sealants and the rationales for filled and unfilled sealant materials.

    (4 lecture, 4 laboratory and 8 clinical)