DHYG 1030 - Dental Materials (1-2-2)
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-material standards, dental-material properties, impression materials, gypsum products, mouth guards 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.
Prerequisite: Program admission