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APPLICATION OF PIT AND FISSURE SEALANTS DEVELOPED BY CARLINE PAARMANN, RDH, MEd Edited & Revised by Anita Herzog, RDH, MEd Idaho State Board of Vocational Education 650 West State Street Boise, Idaho 83720 June 1991 Edited and Revised at Idaho State University College of Technology Workforce Training Pocatello, Idaho 83209 August 2004
TABLE OF CONTENTS General Overview of Requirements- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3 Introduction - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 Permission Slip- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7 Objectives - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9 Background Information - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -10 Considerations in Patient and Tooth Selection - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -11 Acid Etching/Conditioning - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -13 Types of Sealants - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 14 Instructions to the Patient or Parent - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 Sealant Failure - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -17 Placement Procedure - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -18 Study Questions - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 References - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Pit and Fissure Evaluation Form - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
EXPANDED FUNCTIONS OF DENTAL ASSISTING General Overview of Requirements For Application of Pit & Fissure Sealants 3
APPLICATION OF PIT AND FISSURE SEALANTS Course Information Completion Time Reading/Laboratory/Clinical: Independent study requires that you read the module thoroughly, follow instructions in the modules and those given by your dentist (hygienist) instructor, practice all of the laboratory exercises, and be able to complete the required procedures according to the criteria on each evaluation form. You are encouraged to move quickly through the module. You are also encouraged to complete a review of all infection control procedures and follow through with these procedures as they apply to the modules. Written Examination: Call the Workforce Training office at (208) 282-3372 to arrange a convenient time to come to the College of Technology to take the test. Bring corrected written answers to the study questions, verifications of practical experiences, and consent forms. A score of 85% is required to pass. Final Practical examination: Call the Workforce Training office [(208) 282-3372] at the ISU College of Technology to schedule the final practical exam. Course Description The primary goal of this course is to provide the dental assistant with background knowledge and clinical experience in applying pit and fissure sealants. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will receive a certificate indicating competency in performing this procedure. Required Text Application of Pit and Fissure Sealants , a self-study module developed by Carlene Parrmann, RDH, MEd.; Idaho State University; 1991, Revised by Anita Herzog, RDH, Med, 2004. Supplemental Text Robinson, Debi., MS. Ehrlich and Torres Essentials of Dental Assisting , 3 rd ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, 2001. 4
Course Requirements 1. Read the module carefully and practice all procedures. 2. Answer all study questions in writing and have the supervising dentist (hygienist) correct them. 3. Place six acceptable sealants on clinical patients: -three maxillary molars and three mandibular molars on permanent teeth with 100% proficiency.

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