DHY 120: Dental Materials

Credits 2
Theory Credit
Experimental Laboratory Credit

This course is designed to study the characteristics, manipulation, and application of dental materials ordinarily used in the dental office. Students are given intra and extra oral technical tasks to perform. Emphasis is placed on polishing amalgam restorations, and placement of sealants. Upon completion, students will be able to take and pour alginate impressions, trim study models, construct temporary crowns and mouth guards, polish amalgam restorations, place sealants, manipulate cements and impression materials.