Materials in Dentistry (DHG 224)

This course is designed to provide students with a survey of dental materials and procedures, their reasons for use, proper technique and dental application. The scope of study includes gypsum products, impression materials, dental cements, amalgam, synthetic resins, nightguard vital bleaching, athletic mouthguards, prosthetics, refinishing and polishing of restorations, pit and fissure sealants, digital photography and advanced instrumentation. Laboratory sessions provide students with hands-on experience with selected dental material procedures and instrumentation. This course is subject to a course fee.

Prerequisites

The following courses must be taken prior to this course
DHG 158 - Theory and Practice of Central Hygiene II, DHG 159 - Histology and Pathology Oral Tissues, DHG 161 - Periodontics I
BIO 132 Human Anatomy and Physiology
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