CONTINUING DENTAL EDUCATION

June 22, 2018

A Certification Course for Dental Assistants
Application of Pit and Fissure Sealant

 

OVERVIEW
This one day course meets Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Rule 114.3 which states that a dental assistant wishing to obtain certification must complete a minimum of 8 hours of clinical and didactic education in pit and fissure sealants taken through a CODA accredited dental hygiene program approved by the Board.

Objectives
Course of instruction includes:
• Microbiology and infection control
• Patient management and medical emergency considerations
• Dental anatomy, sealant products, techniques and placement
• Ethics and jurisprudence related to pit and fissure sealants
The laboratory and clinical portions of the course will provide the participant with:
• Experience in securing a dry field
• Ergonomic considerations
• Placement of dental sealants with light and chemical cured products on extracted teeth in a laboratory setting
• Placement of at least 6 pit and fissure sealants and topical fluoride on a patient that has been prescreened for sealant placement

PRESENTERS: TBD

TIME
Check-in: TBD, 7:30-8:00 AM
Program: Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

LOCATION
UT San Antonio Dentistry
 8210 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229

WEBSITE - http://www.uthscsa.edu/patient-care/dental/

TUITION
Allied Dental Personnel: $495.00
(includes lab, clinical, handouts and study materials)

CREDIT (Course Code: 162009A)
Hours: 8

Please Note: PARTICIPANTS MUST PROVIDE THE PATIENT, INSURANCE, CPR CERTIFICATION, AND LICENSE NUMBER

Rule 114.3 also states that dental assistants must also have at least two years of dental assisting experience and show successful completion of current course in basic life support (AHA, ARC). Applicant must have proof of malpractice insurance (may be obtained through Seabury & Smith (1-800-503-9230) current CPR certification and license number. Presenters provide a friendly and relaxing learning environment. Special attention is given to the hands-on instruction.

8 hour certification course; which will include a packet of study material and pre-tests that must be completed prior to attending the certification course. The packet will be mailed to the participant one month prior to the program and will take a minimum of 2 hours to complete.


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