The CADA Program
A dental sealant is a plastic-like coating used to protect difficult to clean occlusal surfaces of the teeth. Sealants are an important component of preventative dentistry. In this course you’ll learn the key concepts and quality practices in placing pit and fissure dental sealants.
Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Smyrna
1540 Rock Springs Rd
Smyrna, TN 3716
$200 for the course. Each student will be responsible for the $15 fee for their certification to be added to their license by the State of Tennessee.
Total hours for the course are 6. There is an online portion that must be completed one week prior to class. After this is completed, the student will attend the in-person portion for clinicals.
EXAMS AND GRADING
Each student will be required to pass an online exam and a clinical exam. A passing grade of 75% must be achieved on both exams.
- Pronounce, define, and spell key terms
- Discuss pit and fissure sealants
- Dental caries and sealants
- Indications and contraindications
- Types of sealant materials
- Instrumentation needed for placing sealants
- Placement Techniques
- Proper PPE
- Moisture control
- Sequence of techniques
- Evaluation of placement
- Identifying failuresand precautions
SEALANT COURSE CALENDAR
If you’re interested in taking our board-approved sealant certification courses, please fill out the form below. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up today to claim your spot! All fields are required. The information collected here will only be used for enrollment purposes, and may be shared with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and the Tennessee Board of Dentistry for license verification and record-keeping.