Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 253 Restorative Dentristry I

3 credits
Students are introduced 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: DHYG 242 , DHYG 246 , DHYG 247 , and DHYG 256  

Corequisites: DHYG 248 , DHYG 252 , DHYG 254 , and DHYG 258  

Quarters Offered: Fall

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

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

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