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DNHY 1312 - Dental Materials

Credit Hours: 2.00


Prerequisites: Admission into the Dental Hygiene Program; DNHY 1210 , DNHY 1212 , DNHY 1214 , and DNHY 1215  all with grade C or better

Corequisites: BIOL 1400 , DNHY 1310 , DNHY 1314 , and DNHY 1315  

This course includes a study of the physical and chemical properties, manipulation of and uses for the most commonly used dental materials. A lecture component will present background information about the dental materials and a laboratory component will present the practical application for each material (demonstration and lab practice). 
 

Billable Contact Hours: 4

When Offered: Spring/Summer semester only

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to summarize common dental materials.

Objectives:

  1. Identify common dental materials.
  2. Explain the use of dental amalgam in dentistry.
  3. Explain the use of composite resin material in dentistry.
  4. Explain the use of metals and alloys in dentistry.
  5. Explain the use of preventive and desensitizing agents in dentistry.
  6. Explain the use of alginate materials in dentistry.
  7. Explain the use of gypsum materials in dentistry.
  8. Explain the use of dental waxes in dentistry.
  9. Explain the use of dental polymers in dentistry.
  10. Explain the use of dental ceramics and implants in dentistry.
  11. Explain the use of finishing and polishing materials in dentistry.
  12. Explain the use of tooth whitening materials in dentistry.
  13. Explain the use of corrective oral appliances in dentistry.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to summarize the properties of common dental materials.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the properties of common dental materials.
  2. Explain the properties of composite resin restorative material.
  3. Explain the properties of sealant materials.
  4. Explain the properties of dental cements.
  5. Summarize the types of fluorides and methods of delivery.
  6. Summarize the main components of dental amalgam.
  7. Explain the properties of alginate materials.
  8. Explain the properties of gypsum materials.
  9. Explain the properties of dental waxes.
  10. Explain the properties of dental polymers.
  11. Explain the properties of dental ceramics and implants.
  12. Explain the properties of finishing and polishing materials.
  13. Explain the properties of tooth whitening materials.
  14. Explain the properties of corrective oral appliances.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to use proper mixing techniques of common dental materials.

Objectives:

  1. Identify proper mixing techniques of common dental materials.
  2. Demonstrate manipulation of dental amalgam.
  3. Demonstrate manipulation of composite resin material.
  4. Demonstrate manipulation of preventive and desensitizing agents.
  5. Demonstrate manipulation of alginate materials.
  6. Demonstrate manipulation of gypsum materials.
  7. Demonstrate manipulation of dental waxes.
  8. Demonstrate manipulation of dental polymers.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to construct oral appliances.

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate obtaining an alginate impression.
  2. Demonstrate creating a study model.
  3. Demonstrate fabrication of a bleaching tray.
  4. Demonstrate fabrication of an athletic guard.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to acurately place selected dental materials on a lab simulator.

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate placement of sealants.
  2. Demonstrate placement of dental amalgam.
  3. Demonstrate placement of composite resin.
  4. Demonstrate placement retraction cord.
  5. Demonstrate placement of orthodontic bands.
  6. Demonstrate placement of dental cement.
  7. Demonstrate placement of preventive and desensitizing agents.

 


COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Week 1: Bonding Principles; Composites

Week 2: Glass Ionomers; Compomers

Week 3: Dental Cements

Week 4: Preventive & Desensitizing Agents

Week 5: Amalgam; Metals & Alloys

Week 6: Impression Materials (MIDTERM)

Week 7: Gypsum & Wax

Week 8: Polymers

Week 9: Dental Ceramics; Dental Implants

Week 10: Abrasion; Finishing & Polishing

Week 11: Teeth Whitening

Week 12: Corrective Oral Appliances


Primary Faculty
Ellis, Barbara
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Ellis, Barbara
Dean
Mirijanian, Narine



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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