Catalog 2017-2018 
    Mar 21, 2019  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 323 Restorative Dentristry II

1 credit
This course is a continuation of DHYG 253 Restorative Dentristry I  and builds on previously introduced principles of restorative dentistry and corresponding armamentarium. Students learn additional dental hygiene skills related to the placement of amalgam, composite, and temporary restorations.

Prerequisites: DHYG 248 , DHYG 252 , DHYG 253 , DHYG 254 , and DHYG 258  

Corequisites: DHYG 321 , DHYG 322 , DHYG 324 , DHYG 325 , DHYG 326 , and DHYG 329  

Quarters Offered: Winter

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

  • Perform alginate impressions
  • Develop alginate impressions with plaster and rough model trimming
  • Place and remove rubber dam  
  • Assemble, place, and remove Tofflemire matrix and wedge system
  • Place liners, bases, varnish, and other selected cavity medicaments
  • Place, condense, and carve Class I, II, and V amalgam restorations   
  • Place and finish Class I, III, and V composite restorations 
  • Place temporary restorations
  • Recontour, finish, and polish previously placed amalgam restorations

Total Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20