Catalog 2017-2018 
    Mar 24, 2018  
Catalog 2017-2018

DENT 127 Dental Materials II

3 credits
This theory and laboratory course continues from DENT 117 . Students are introduced to principles of restorative dentistry. Additional dental assisting skills are introduced.

Prerequisites: DENT 115 , DENT 117  or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Winter, Summer

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

  • Discuss principles of cavity design and cavity preparation
  • Discuss hand and rotary instruments and equipment used for restorative dentistry
  • Understand the principles of selected restorative dentistry skills and techniques, including self-evaluation criteria
  • Understand procedures and techniques for trimming study models, including safety precautions (L1) and lab maintenance requirements (L1)
  • Understand uses of rubber dam, armamentarium, and principles for application and removal (L1)
  • Understand matrix/wedge application and removal, including rationale, armamentarium and techniques
  • Understand the requirements for tray set-ups for amalgam, composite and temporary restorations
  • Understand principles and techniques for recontouring, finishing, and polishing restorations (L1)

Total Hours: 40 Lecture Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20