# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Dental Careers II Task 2053966678

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply pit and fissure sealants


Application should include
  • preparing the instrument tray
  • isolating the tooth
  • cleaning the tooth surface with pumice
  • applying etch and sealant to the tooth
  • curing sealant
  • checking occlusion
  • delivering pre- and post-operative instructions.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the function of etch?
  • What is the purpose of dental sealants?
  • Why are pits and fissures susceptible to caries?
  • Why is a clear sealant material less desirable?

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