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Pit & Fissure Sealant Course

Health Science career cluster

Professional Development Course

Quick Course Facts

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Dates for 2018:
    • Friday, September 14
    • Friday, November 16
  • Time: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Cost: $375
  • Location(s): Northeast
  • Type(s) of Instruction: classroom lecture and clinical instruction
  • CEUs: 8.0

Course Description

Our course provides intensive training in pit and fissure sealants to meet continuing education requirements for professional development.

Taught by qualified faculty, our course maintains a ratio of 5 students to 1 faculty member to ensure individualized hands-on instruction, per Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) requirements.

The course fee includes:

  • Course handouts
  • All clinical instruments and supplies
  • Lunch

Eligibility Requirements & Prerequisites

For the clinical portion, you must be able to provide an approved patient (minimum 12 years old) with a minimum of 4 posterior teeth, including 2 fully erupted molars.

Bring to Class

Documents

  • Copy of current CPR card
  • Clinical experience verification letter—from your employer on practice letterhead
    • Must verify 2 years clinical experience as a dental assistant, per Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) requirements, and include date of hire
    • Multiple employer letters may be required to meet the requirement of a minimum of 2 years of experience

Forms

  • Patient Registration Form
  • Patient Medical History Form
  • Procedures Risks and Hazards Form
  • Policy / Procedures Acknowledgment Form
  • Signed by patient, dentist, and course participant:
    • Consent for Treatment Form
    • Consent for Treatment Plan Form (teeth #’s and surfaces)

Basic Supplies

  • 4 sterilized, caries-free teeth (premolars / 1–2 molars) mounted in plaster or stone
  • Protective eyewear
  • Utility gloves
  • 2 toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste

Certification in Detail

This course meets the TSBDE requirements for 8 hours of didactic and clinical education.

Course You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

  • DNTA-2000 Pit & Fissure Sealant Certification

How to Apply

  1. Apply to TCC
    • Once you are accepted as a student at TCC, you will get a TCC Student ID number.
    • You will receive an email with registration instructions.
  2. Request required course documents and general information packet.
    • Call the Northeast Campus CIE office at 817-515-6500 or Laurie Semple at 817-515-6151.
    • Get these documents before you register for the course.
  3. Register for Class
    • Select the section number for the date you want to take the course.
  4. CIE Register & Pay for Classes: Pay for Your Course
    • Pay online with a credit card or explore other payment options.
  5. Verify Your Registration
    1. Log in to WebAdvisor
    2. Select Students
    3. Select Schedule and Statement under Business Services
    4. Choose the term of your course to see your schedule

Refunds

If you cannot attend class, you must drop the course on WebAdvisor or contact the Admissions & Registrar Office before the start of the course for a full refund.

No refunds will be issued after the course starts.

Have questions?

Call Laurie Semple (817-515-6151) or Northeast Campus Community & Industry Education Services (817-515-6500).

 

Contact

Northeast Campus

Laurie Semple, Dental Assistant Coordinator
817-515-6151
laurie.semple@tccd.edu

Community & Industry Education Services
817-515-6500

Updated June 06, 2018