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1301 Pit and Fissure Sealants in Preventive Dentistry (AGD 255)

1301 Pit and Fissure Sealants in Preventive Dentistry (AGD 255)

1301 Pit and Fissure Sealants in Preventive Dentistry (AGD 255)

on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

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Launch date: 13 Aug 2016
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Last updated: 06 Sep 2018

Reference: 164763

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It is the responsibility of dental professionals to assess each patient for possible sealant placement. Long term success of sealants relies heavily on placement technique, patient education, and recare appointments. Types of materials available and placement procedures will also be discussed. (Sponsored in part from an educational grant from 3M ESPE.)


At the completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
Objective 1:
explain the purpose of pit and issure sealants.
Objective 2:
determine which patients are candidates for sealants.
Objective 3:
describe the current materials that are available.
Objective 4:
explain the clinical indications and contraindications for sealant application.
Objective 5:
assemble the appropriate armamentarium for the placement of sealants.
Objective 6:
demonstrate proper sealant application techniques.
Objective 7:
demonstrate an understanding of the maintenance of sealants.

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on behalf of American Dental Assistants Association

Ellen Neuenfeldt graduated in 1977 with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, and is also a 1994 graduate of Cardinal Stritch University, obtaining a BS degree in Business Management.
She practiced clinical dental hygiene for eleven years before making a career transition in 1988 to 3M ESPE; however she has always maintained a clinical dental hygiene connection by practicing one evening per week.
During the past 20 years with 3M ESPE, she has been involved in various functions within the company, including customer service, technical service, sales, marketing and professional relations.
She has authored several articles on professional tooth whiting and sealants that have been published in various dental hygiene journals. She also presents educational programs on preventive dentistry topics to study clubs, component meetings, etc.
Ellen serves on several advisory boards including the ADHA Industry Advisory Board, ADAA Foundation Board, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Industry Board, and the Century Community College Dental Hygiene Advisory committee.
She has been a member of ADHA since graduation, and is active in her local MDHA component. In 2003, Ellen was recognized with the Outstanding Dental Hygienist Service award from the Minnesota Dental Hygiene Association.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 3.00 Hours -
    Reference: AGD 255

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