Catalog 2016-2017 
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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 113 Restorative Dentistry I

3 credits
This course introduces the student to selected dental materials and to basic restorative dentistry procedures and techniques. The course is designed to give students a working knowledge of skills required for restorative dentistry.

Prerequisites: Admission to the Dental Hygiene program.

Quarters Offered: Fall

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Discuss classes of dental materials used in dentistry
  • Understand the purpose and usefulness of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for all products introduced in this course
  • Discuss general properties and characteristics of dental materials
  • Discuss the properties, characteristics and uses of dental materials introduced this quarter, and principles for manipulation
  • Manipulate the dental materials introduced this quarter, following manufacturers’ directions and safety precautions
  • Understand the principles of selected restorative dentistry skills and procedures, including self-evaluation criteria