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Dental Materials II Lab

DA 125LW

Dental Materials II Lab

DA 125LW

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: DA 110, DA 110LW, DA 113W, DA 114W, DA 117W, and HSC 140 with a "C" (2.

0) minimum grade in each. Concurrent enrollment in DA 120, DA 120LW, DA 121W, and DA 125W. Introduces the manipulation of indirect and adjunct restorative procedures. (0-60)

Outcomes and Objectives

Manipulate impression materials used in dentistry.

Objectives:

  • Manipulate each category of impression materials.
  • Obtain diagnostic and final impressions.
  • Obtain various types of bite registrations.

Demonstrate the manipulation of gypsum products.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate techniques for the pouring of alginate impressions with gypsum products.
  • Discuss and demonstrate the procedures for the trimming and finishing of study models constructed from gypsum products.

Manipulate plastics as used in dentistry.

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate the method to fabricate custom impression trays, whitening trays, mouth guards, and acrylic provisionals.
  • Discuss and demonstrate the various uses and materials for the Triad Machine.

Discuss and utilize dental waxes.

Objectives:

  • Observe the fabrication of a bite rim at a commercial laboratory.
  • Observe the fabrication of a crown/coping wax-up at a commercial laboratory.
  • Recognize and manipulate dental waxes.

Observe porcelain, gold, and semi-precious metal techniques.

Objectives:

  • Observe the investing, casting, and polishing of a gold restoration in a commercial laboratory.

Identify and manipulate various dental cements.

Objectives:

  • Describe and compare various permanent and temporary cements.
  • Discuss the factors that influence luting cements.
  • Compare various cements and their uses.
  • Manipulate various cements to various consistencies and discuss their uses and applications.
  • Identify the chemical composition and properties of cements.
  • Identify brand names of cements.
  • Describe and demonstrate placement of a cement base on a typodont model.

Polish and clean various removable appliances and protheses.

Objectives:

  • Identify the armamentarium needed for cleaning and polishing.
  • Complete the procedural steps for cleaning and polishing.