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Placement of Pit and Fissure Sealants (11/19/22)

Course Information

Course ID: 9.400-R1 Place: TRC-C162 Instructor: K. Smith Tuition: $200

Day(s): S Start Date: 11/19/2022 Times: 8:00AM - 12:00PM

This course will provide the student with the rules regarding placement of sealants by an EFDA according to the OAR Div. 42 rule (818-042-009). Students will gain the knowledge and skills to perform pit and fissure sealants, by placing them on two extracted molars or premolars and placement on two premolar or molar teeth on a patient. Upon successful completion of this course a certified Expanded Function Dental Assistant may apply pit and fissure sealants under indirect supervision of a dentist providing the patient is examined before the sealants are placed. The sealants must be placed within 45 days of the procedure being authorized by a dentist and the sealants must be checked by a dentist prior to the patient’s dismissal. Prerequisite: Oregon Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Textbook required: Bird, D & Robinson, D. (Latest Ed.) Modern Dental Assisting. Elsevier.

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