A five-year evaluation of fissure sealants applied by dental assistants.

@article{Holst1998AFE,
  title={A five-year evaluation of fissure sealants applied by dental assistants.},
  author={Annalena Holst and Karin Braune and Ann Sullivan},
  journal={Swedish dental journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={22 5-6},
  pages={195-201}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate if sealings of fissures is a preventive method appropriate for delegation to auxiliary personnel. After a two-day course, giving theoretical as well as practical knowledge, 77 dental assistants working at twelve dental clinics, sealed 3218 first and second permanent molars in children. The material used was the light-cured resin Delton Opaque. The sealings were examined once a year by the childrens ordinary dentists, using internationally accepted criteria… CONTINUE READING