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Pit and Fissure Sealants

August 17 - August 19


The Registered Dental Assisting Program at Palomar College offers a Pit and Fissure Sealant course to provide Registered Dental Assistants with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully apply sealants in a clinical setting. In this course students are taught patient selection criteria, examination requirements for pit and fissure sealants, infection control protocol and regulations, sealants contraindications, and concepts of bonding and sealant placement. Students are required to bring their own patients to meet Dental Board of California regulations. Palomar College will issue graduates a Pit and Fissure Certification upon successful completion of this course with 16 hours of Continue Education (CE) Credits. If the instructors deem a student unfit, the student fails without completion of the course and no CE units will be granted.

This 3 day workshop will consist of three 8 hour days (4 hours lecture, 4 hours lab and 16 hours clinical instruction).

Friday, August 17, 2018

8:30am-5:30pm, 4 hours of lecture, 4 hours of lab

Saturday, August 18, 2018

8:30am-5:30pm, 8 hours Certification Exam, and clinical patients

Sunday, August 19, 2018

8:30am-5:30pm, 8 hours of clinical patients

San Marcos Campus, Room HS-110

Fee: $500


For students to be eligible for this course they must have the correct certifications for either Pathway #1 or Pathway #2:

Pathway #1:

  1. A current RDA license for the state of California.
  2. Certification in Coronal Polishing
  3. Current BLS card

Pathway #2:

  1. Completion of 8 hours of Infection Control, Certification is needed.
  2. Completion of 2 hours of Dental Practice Act, Certification is needed.
  3. Certification in Coronal Polishing
  4. Current BLS card
  5. Minimum of 18 months chair side experience.

Materials, Supplies, and Equipment:

Students would need to bring their personal protective equipment (PPE). That would include, safety glasses, 1 box of masks, 1 box of gloves NO LATEX, ONLY VINLY, disposal gowns, scrubs and leather closed toe shoes. Students will also need to purchase 4 sealant teeth for the lab portion of class.

Register HERE!




August 17
August 19


Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Rd.
San Marcos, CA 92069 United States
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