APPLICATION OF PIT AND FISSURE SEALANTS
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.
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.
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.
Robinson, Debi., MS. Ehrlich and Torres Essentials of Dental Assisting
W.B. Saunders Company, 2001.