Dental Materials IIDA 125W
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 125LW. Introduces the theory of indirect and adjunct restorative procedures. (30-0)
Outcomes and Objectives
Identify impression materials used in dentistry.
- Describe the types of various preliminary and final impression materials.
- Identify the composition of the components of hydrocolloid (irreversible and reversible), polysulfide, polyether, and vinylpolysiloxane impression materials.
- Describe the properties and characteristics of each category of impression materials.
- Describe the uses of each type of impression material.
Identity various gypsum products used in dentistry.
- Identify the origin and composition of various gypsum products.
- Identify the properties, characteristics, and uses of gypsum products.
- Discuss the various types of die and other gypsum materials used in commercial dental labs.
Identify and manipulate acrylics (plastics) and ceramics used in dentistry.
- Identify the chemical composition of acrylics (plastics), porcelain, and ceramics.
- Identify the properties, characteristics, and uses of various acrylic and ceramic materials.
- Differentiate between light cure and auto cure acrylic materials and their uses.
- Discuss production of indirect acrylic restorations, other acrylic products, and oral appliances.
- Discuss the application process of acrylic and ceramic materials.
Identify and observe the manipulation and application of dental waxes.
- Identify the categories of various dental waxes.
- Identify the composition and uses of various dental waxes.
Discuss precious and nonprecious metals used in dentistry and their applications.
- Describe the terminology pertaining to different dental alloys and gold.
- Identify the four types of gold and their uses.
- Describe the components and functions of alloys used for partial dentures.
Identify and manipulate dental cements (luting agents).
- Describe chemical compositions, properties, and characteristics of different types of dental cements.
- Describe pros and cons of properties of different luting materials.
- Discuss the uses, manipulation, and application of cements.
Identify and manipulate polishers and abrasives.
- Describe various types of polishing agents and abrasives.
- Discuss using polishing agents and abrasives.
- Descrobe the polishing and cleaning procedure for removable oral appliances.
- Describe the chemical compositions, properties, and characteristics of various polishing agents and abrasives.