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DA 125LW - Dental Materials II Lab

Credits: 2
Introduces the manipulation of indirect and adjunct restorative procedures.

Prerequisite(s): DA 110 , DA 110LW , DA 113W , DA 114W , DA 117W , and HSC 140  with a "C" (2.0) minimum grade in each
Corequisite(s): DA 120 , DA 120LW , DA 121W , DA 123W  and DA 125W .
Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 60
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Manipulate impression materials used in dentistry.
    1. Manipulate each category of impression materials.
    2. Obtain diagnostic and final impressions.
    3. Obtain various types of bite registrations.
  2. Demonstrate the manipulation of gypsum products.
    1. Demonstrate techniques for the pouring of alginate impressions with gypsum products.
    2. Discuss and demonstrate the procedures for the trimming and finishing of study models constructed from gypsum products.
  3. Manipulate plastics as used in dentistry.
    1. Demonstrate the method to fabricate custom impression trays, whitening trays, mouth guards, and acrylic provisionals.
    2. Discuss and demonstrate the various uses and materials for the Triad Machine.
  4. Utilize dental waxes.
    1. Observe the fabrication of a bite rim at a commercial laboratory.
    2. Observe the fabrication of a crown/coping wax-up at a commercial laboratory.
    3. Recognize and manipulate dental waxes.
  5. Observe porcelain, gold, and semi-precious metal techniques.
    1. Observe the investing, casting, and polishing of a gold restoration in a commercial laboratory.
  6. Manipulate various dental cements.
    1. Describe and compare various permanent and temporary cements.
    2. Discuss the factors that influence luting cements.
    3. Compare various cements and their uses.
    4. Manipulate various cements to various consistencies and discuss their uses and applications.
    5. Identify the chemical composition and properties of cements.
    6. Identify brand names of cements.
  7. Apply cavity liners and bases.
    1. Select appropriate armamentarium.
    2. Classify cavity preparatation according to their relationships with pulp.
    3. Explain the different options for protecting the pulp with cavity liners and bases.
    4. Describe the purpose of using cavity liners and bases.
    5. List types of materials used for bases and liners.
    6. Describe and demonstrate placement of liners on typodont model.
    7. Describe and dmonstrate placement of a cement base on a typodont model.
  8. Place and remove intracoronal temporary/sedative restoration on typodont.
    1. State the rationale for a temporary sedative restoration.
    2. Identify the cavity preparation that can and cannot successfully receive a temporary/sedative restoration.
    3. Identify the commonly used temporary/sedative restoration materials.
    4. Identify post-op instruction.
    5. Assemble the necessary supplies and instruments for temporary/sedative restoration tray setup.
    6. Demonstrate on a typodont the placement and removal of an intra coronal temporary/sedative restoration.
    7. Demonstrate the post-operative instructions for an intra oral temporary/sedative restoration.
  9. Demonstrate the assistant's role in  removable dental prostheseis procedures
    1. Differentiate between the various types of removable prostheses.
    2. Identify removable prosthodontic procedures.
    3. Identify the armamentarium needed for cleaning and polishing.
    4. Demonstrate the procedural steps for cleaning and polishing.
  10. Demonstrate in-office tooth whitening procedures.
    1. Compare current methods of tooth whitening.
    2. Demonstrate a method of in-office tooth whitening.

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