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, finishing 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.


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 TissuesDHG 161 - Periodontics I
DHG 161 - Periodontics I


The following courses must be taken along side this course
DHG 226 - Dental Pain Control
DHG 225 - Oral Pharmacology
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