Putting Prevention into Action: Prevention and Sealant Implementation Webinar

February 28, 2024
10:00 - 11:00 AM PT

Join NIDCR and the American Dental Association for a webinar series, Putting Prevention into Action, in observance of National Children's Dental Health Month. This webinar will feature a panel discussion on the current landscape of dental sealant uptake and implementation, opportunities and challenges for school-based programs, parental concerns and education, and guidance for providers on evaluating the validity of published research. Health professionals are eligible to receive continuing education credit. 


  • Margherita Fontana, DDS, PhD, Clifford Nelson Endowed Professor of Dentistry, University of Michigan 
  • Irene Hilton, DDS, MPH, Dental Consultant, National Network for Oral Health Access 
  • Shillpa Naavaal, BDS, MS, MPH, Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University 
  • Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque, DDS, PhD, Deputy Director, NIDCR


Activity Objectives

After participating in this activity, learners will be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Understand current issues affecting implementation of sealant programs.
  2. Identify opportunities and challenges with parents and educators in establishing school-based programs.
  3. Provide guidance to dental providers on evaluating research on sealant effectiveness.

CE Credit Opportunity

The ADA is a CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Attendees will receive an ADA CE Verification Letter sent to the email address given at registration within 7-10 business days. A recording of this webinar will be available on ADACEOnline.org in the near future. If you have questions about CE, please email [email protected].