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

DHYG 423 Restorative Dentistry VI

3 credits
This course is a continuation of DHYG 413 Restorative Dentistry V  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 sealants.

Prerequisites: DHYG 412 , DHYG 413 , DHYG 415 , and DHYG 416  

Corequisites: DHYG 422 , DHYG 425 , and DHYG 426  

Quarters Offered: Winter

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: 60 Lab or Clinical Hours: 60