Catalog 2017-2018 
    Nov 14, 2018  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 433 Restorative Dentistry VII

2 credits
This course is a continuation of DHYG 423 Restorative Dentistry VI  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 422 , DHYG 423 , DHYG 425 , and DHYG 426  

Corequisites: DHYG 432 , DHYG 434 , DHYG 435 , and DHYG 438  

Quarters Offered: Spring

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

  • Complete alginate impressions at an exit level of competency
  • Pour alginate impressions with plaster and rough model trimming
  • Place and remove rubber dam with minimal guidance
  • 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: 40 Lab or Clinical Hours: 40