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RDA Exam Prep Lab

DA 131LW

RDA Exam Prep Lab

DA 131LW

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: DA 120, DA 120LW, DA 121W, DA 123W, DA 123LW, DA 125W and DA 125LW with a "C" (2.

0) minimum grade. Concurrent enrollment in DA 131W. Provides continual dental procedure knowledge and skill development needed to perform expanded functions as permitted by State of Michigan Complete RDA mock clinical exam. (0-95)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate her/his role in the armamentarium of a fixed dental prosthesis.

Objectives:

  • Prepare necessary armamentarium for a crown and bridge procedure.
  • Manipulate common materials used in a fixed prosthetic procedure.
  • Identify the various types of fixed prostheses.
  • Assist in a mock fixed prosthetic procedure.

Place and remove nonepinephrine retration cord.

Objectives:

  • Assemble appropriatre armamentarium.
  • Prepare selected cord according to dentist directions and tooth.
  • Place cord into sulcus of typodont/patient.
  • Remove cord.

Take final impressions for indirect restorations.

Objectives:

  • Assemble the necessary armamentarium.
  • Select appropriate size and type of tray.
  • Mix various types of final impression material.
  • Take an accurate final impression for indirect restorations.

Construct place, and remove a temporary crown.

Objectives:

  • Assemble the necessary supplies and instrument for temporary setup.
  • Demonstrate, by simulation, the placement and removal of a temporary.
  • Remove excess cement from supragingival surfaces of teeth.
  • Explain the post-operative instructions for an intraoral restoration.

Place and remove a rubber dam.

Objectives:

  • Assemble the necessary instruments into a rubber dam tray setup.
  • Demonstrate the application and removal of the rubber dam.
  • Place and remove a rubber dam on a patient to meet the criteria needed for admission to the RDA exam.

Place, condense and carve amalgam restorations

Objectives:

  • Identify the classification of cavity preparations
  • Identify the distinguishing characteristics of the anatomy of various teeth
  • Assemble the necessary supplies and instruments for tray set up.
  • Demonstrate on a typodont the placement, condensing and carving of selected amalgam restoration

Place and adjust Class I Composite restorations

Objectives:

  • Identify the Class I classification of cavity preparation
  • Identify the distinguishing characteristics of the anatomy of the teeth
  • Assemble the necessary supplies and instruments for tray set up
  • Understand the principles of occlusion
  • Demonstrate a fulcrum while operating a slow speed handpiece
  • Demonstrate on a typodont the placement and adjustment of Class I composite restorations

Complete a mock RDA clinical exam

Objectives:

  • Place and remove a rubber dam on a patient within an allotted time
  • Place an amalgam on a model within an alloted time
  • Place a temporary crown on a model within an allotted time