3 hours of hands-on or clinical information will be provided in our clinic on patient simulators (dental mannequins). (This is intended to provide this educational program in a safe environment without patient participation).
Participants will be provided with information, guidance, and materials necessary to place pit and fissure sealants in multiple scenarios. Participants DO NOT need to provide a patient for this course. Clinical applications will be made on simulated patients (dental mannequins) in a clinical setting.
To be delivered in the following format:
Webinar SESSION 1: Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Webinar SESSION 2: Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
HANDS-ON SESSION: Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
at UT Health School of Dentistry, 8210 Floyd Curl Dr San Antonio, TX 78229
Course of instruction will include:
Current methods and practices in Infection Control
Overview of patient management
Anatomy as it relates to the application of Dental sealants
Legal and ethical concerns related to the application of sealants
The laboratory and clinical portions of the course will provide the participant with:
Patient Positioning and Ergonomics for the procedure
Optimal material and equipment setup
Placement of at least eight (8) pit and fissure sealants and topical fluoride on a dental patient simulator
The webinar will be provided on a platform that can be viewed on either a desktop or laptop computer as well as a tablet.
This will be a live and interactive webinar - Q&A and chat will be available.
It is the policy of the UT Health San Antonio Office of Continuing Dental Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. All participating speakers, course directors, and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program. Relationships of spouse/partner with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services should be disclosed if they are of a nature that may influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CDE activity. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest. Specific disclosure information for each speaker, course director, and planning committee member will be shared with the audience prior to the speaker’s presentation.
Continuing Dental Education Staff members have nothing to disclose.
Check-in: 30 minutes before course starts Program time: Check COURSE SCHEDULE above
Live Interactive Webinar AND In Person (UT Health San Antonio, School of Dentistry: 8210 Floyd Curl Dr San Antonio, TX 78229)
(Tuition includes lab, clinical, handouts, and study material)
On the week of the course, you will receive an email with a link to this virtual webinar. This same email will also provide a link to the course handout as a PDF document. Download this PDF to your device. Remember to look for this email notice at the email address you provided us when creating your UT Health CDE account. Check your email account’s inbox, junk, and spam folders.
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Course Note Click here to view the Texas Administrative Code. Texas Dental Practice Act requires that a dental assistant must have 2 years experience, current Basic Life Support training, and completed this course prior to performing this procedure under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist.
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