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DHYG 343 Restorative Dentristry IV

1 credit
This laboratory course builds on the skills introduced in DHYG 333 Restorative Dentristry III . Students continue to develop restorative dentistry skills on dentoform mannequins in preparation for client clinics. These skills include rubber dam placement, composite restorations, amalgam restorations, and amalgam polishing/margination and use of the high and slow speed handpiece. Students use critical thinking skills to determine hypothetical anesthetic and rubber dam selection for all restorative procedures done in lab.

Prerequisites: DHYG 331 , DHYG 332 , DHYG 333 , DHYG 335 , DHYG 336 , and DHYG 338  

Corequisites: DHYG 341 , DHYG 342 , DHYG 345 , DHYG 346 , and DHYG 349  

Quarters Offered: Summer

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

  • Perform alginate impressions
  • Pour 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, II, III, IV, and V composite restorations
  • Remove overhangs on amalgam and composite restorations
  • Place temporary restorations
  • Place sealants
  • Re-contour, finish, and polish previously placed amalgam restorations

Total Hours: 20 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20