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Dental Material DHYG 1030

2 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

Focuses on the nature, qualities, composition and manipulation of materials used in dentistry. The primary goal of this course is to enhance the student's ability to make clinical judgments regarding the use and care of dental materials based on how these materials react in the oral environment. Topics include: dental materials standards, dental materials properties, impression materials, gypsum products, mouthguards and whitening systems, dental bases, liners and cements, temporary restorations, classifications for restorative dentistry, direct restorative materials, indirect restorative materials, polishing procedures for dental restorations, removable dental prostheses, sealants, and implants.

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