OC Dental Academy
Pit and Fissure Sealant Course

Dental sealants are made of a resin material and are applied to the pits and fissures of teeth to prevent dental caries. OC Dental Academy’s Pit and Fissure Sealants course is a California Dental Board-approved course which fulfills the certification requirements for an RDA’s renewing an RDA license, and/or RDA’s seeking to perform pit and fissure sealant on patients in a dental office. Upon completing this course, the graduate will earn a certificate in Pit and Fissure Sealants.  This course is non-refundable.

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Course Details
  • Pit and Fissure Sealant Certification
  • All supplies and materials
  • Notification to The California Dental Board upon successful completion of the Pit and Fissure
  • Sealant Course
  • Tooth Morphology
  • Dental Anatomy
  • Material and Applications
  • Infection Control During Procedure
  • Application of Pit and Fissure Sealants
  • Must be RDA (Attach copy of license to your registration OR
  • DA qualified to take the RDA exam.
  • DA must send with registration copies of:
    • Current CPR card (AHA or ARC)
    • California 8-hour Infection Control Certificate
    • California Dental Practice Act
    • Radiation Safety Certificate
    • Coronal Polish Certificate
  • Student MUST complete on-line training and pass on-line quizzes BEFORE DAY TWO.
  • Student must provide 4 (four) patients for clinical
  • Each patient should have a minimum of four (4) virgin non-restored natural posterior teeth (bicuspids and or molars) for application of pit and fissure sealants.
  • Each patient must have one tooth for each quadrant of the mouth to satisfy the minimum number of virgin non-restored posterior teeth to be sealed per patient.
  • Minimum age of patient is 12 years, but recommended age of patient is 18 years of age or older.
  • If the student cannot provide clinical patients meeting the minimum requirements on Day Two, the student can schedule the patients to be done in our facility on a different day.
  • Day One:
    • On-line training and home study. On-line training and quizzes MUST be completed before Day Two.
    • When day one is complete, you will be able to schedule day two
  • Day Two
    • After a written exam at the beginning of class, the student will learn the step-by-step procedure of pit and fissure sealant placement on a typodont/manikin.
    • Student will use a typodont/manikin to practice tooth preparation, moisture control, application of the correct amount of sealant, and bite articulation.
    • After clinical proficiency is established, the student will apply pit and fissure sealants on a total of 16 virgin teeth (teeth without restorations).
    • The student will provide a minimum of four (4) patients to place pit and fissure sealants. Two (2) of the four clinical live patients shall serve as the student’s clinical final examination. This will fulfill the California Dental Board requirements for the student to receive the Pit and Fissure Certificate.
  • Student must wear scrubs
  • Student must wear hair pulled back above collar
  • Student must wear closed toe footwear
  • Student must bring their own protective eyewear

OC Dental Academy partners with OC Dental Specialists and is a California Dental Board approved course provider that certifies students in Radiation Safety.

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Reviews From Our Students

Cynthia Lou
Cynthia Lou
2022-09-11
You can just tell the instructors really care about you and they go above and beyond just to make their students understand the content. Love you Amy and Christie!!!
Shaun Kellam
Shaun Kellam
2022-09-10
This school was the best thing to happen to me! My instructor Any was great, and the owner Christie was amazing at helping navigate the process from signing up, until grad day. Amy is a wonderfully teacher I couldn’t have asked for a better school and experience!! Thanks OC Dental!!
Ryleigh Quinn
Ryleigh Quinn
2022-09-10
This school was amazing. The instructors were amazing and all wanted you to succeed
Ivan Maldonado
Ivan Maldonado
2022-09-10
Nice and friendly people. Really great for new starter wanting to learning about teeth and assisting people
haylie morris
haylie morris
2022-09-10
I would give this school ten stars if I could! I highly recommend looking into this school. The teachers care highly about your education, and they help so much after your schooling is finished too!
Sepideh Sharifi
Sepideh Sharifi
2022-09-10
the instructor is really good and I learned a lot in that class I really recommend it.
Paige Courtney
Paige Courtney
2022-09-10
Loved this school. Graduated from it in 2022. The instructors are beyond amazing and help you with every single thing you need. They find you internships then jobs and literally make sure you learn everything. Very proud to have graduated from here!
Lizeth Flores
Lizeth Flores
2022-09-10
Great experience, amazing instructors who are very easy to talk to and easy to understand from them.
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Nazli Nazemian
2022-09-10
Amazing place, super friendly instructors, new career in less than 10 weeks!!
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Lizeth Maldonado
2022-06-04
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