DEN209: Dental Materials

Class Program
Credits 3
A study of the science of dental materials including the physical, chemical, and biological properties, manipulation and care of materials used in the prevention and treatment of oral disease. The scientific and clinical properties of gypsum materials, impression materials, waxes, porcelain, dental abrasives, cements, resins, and metals used in dentistry are discussed in lecture and manipulated in laboratory sessions with special emphasis on the materials within the scope of the practice of Dental Hygiene. (2 class hours/3 laboratory hours)
Semester Offered