Lecture and clinical sessions provide an in-depth study of dental sealants. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, the participant will be qualified to legally apply sealants in NH. The student will take the didactic, place sealants on extracted teeth and models and then place sealants under the supervision of their dentist.
Note: This course is not required for Dental Assistant Graduates from ADA Accredited Programs; Course is not appropriate for RDH).
Online portion: March 23 - April 6, 2024 (Must be completed prior to attending clinical portion)
Clinical Portion (AT NHTI): Saturday, April 6, 2024 - 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Prerequisites and required documents:
- ADA Graduate Dental Assistant or proof of completion of POI and ICP courses (submit certificates)
Please email your certificates/diploma to [email protected] as an attachment. Thank you.
Required Materials: Two extracted teeth MUST be provided by participant.
Personal Protective Equipment: Students must provide their own PPE. This class requires: 2 surgical masks, surgical caps, N95 mask, safety glasses, face shield, gloves, scrubs & lab jacket.
About the instructor:
Barbara Stowers has been a practicing hygienist for over 17 years. She is a Professor for the Allied Dental Education Department at NHTI- Concord’s Community College in Concord, New Hampshire. Her areas of teaching responsibilities include, Clinical Dental Hygiene, Periodontics and Ethics and Jurisprudence. In addition, Barbara is a Senior Clinic Coordinator for both 3rd and 4th semester senior students.
Barbara earned her Master of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from The Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene at MCPHS University in Boston, Massachusetts. Her degree concentration was dental hygiene education, which afforded her the opportunity to give back and teach at her alma mater, NHTI.
In addition, Barbara was appointed by the Governor to serve as a member of The New Hampshire Board of Dental Examiners Dental Hygienists Committee. She has been published in the Journal of Dental Hygiene and is a proud member of both the American Dental Hygienists Association and the American Dental Education Association.