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DA 131LW - RDA Exam Prep Lab

Credits: 5
Provides continual dental procedure knowledge and skill development needed to perform expanded functions as permitted by State of Michigan Complete RDA mock clinical exam.

Prerequisite(s): DA 120 , DA 120LW , DA 121W , DA 123W , DA 123LW , DA 125W  and DA 125LW  with a "C" (2.0) minimum grade
Corequisite(s): DA 131W  
Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 95
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate the assistant's in the armamentarium of a fixed dental prosthesis.
    1. Prepare necessary armamentarium for a crown and bridge procedure.
    2. Manipulate common materials used in a fixed prosthetic procedure.
    3. Identify the various types of fixed prostheses.
    4. Assist with simulated prosthetic procedure.
  2. Demonstrate the placement and remove nonepinephrine retration cord.
    1. Assemble appropriatre armamentarium.
    2. Demonstrate placement and removal on a typodont.
  3. Demonstrate how to take final impressions for indirect restorations.
    1. Assemble the necessary armamentarium.
    2. Demonstrate taking an accurate final impression for indirect restorations.
    3. Relate the final process to the fixed prosthetic procedure.
  4. Construct, place, and remove a temporary crown.
    1. Assemble the necessary supplies and instrument for temporary setup.
    2. Demonstrate the construction, placement and removal of a temporary crown on a typodont to meet the criteria for admisiion to the RDA exam.
    3. Remove excess cement from supragingival surfaces of teeth.
    4. Explain the post-operative instructions for an intraoral restoration.
  5. Demonstrate how to place and remove a rubber dam.
    1. Assemble the necessary instruments into a rubber dam tray setup.
    2. Demonstrate the application and removal of the rubber dam.
    3. Place and remove a rubber dam on a patient to meet the criteria needed for admission to the RDA exam.
  6. Demonstrate how to place, condense, and carve amalgam restorations.
    1. Identify the classification of cavity preparations.
    2. Identify the distinguishing characteristics of the anatomy of various teeth.
    3. Assemble the necessary supplies and instruments for tray set up.
    4. Demonstrate on a typodont the placement, condensing and carving of selected amalgam restoration to meet the admission criteria to the RDA exam.
  7. Demonstrate how to place and finish Class I Composite restorations.
    1. Identify the Class I classification of cavity preparation.
    2. Identify the distinguishing characteristics of the anatomy of the teeth.
    3. Assemble the necessary supplies and instruments for tray set up.
    4. Understand the principles of occlusion.
    5. Demonstrate a fulcrum while operating a slow speed handpiece.
    6. Demonstrate on a typodont the placement and adjustment of Class I composite restorations.
  8. Complete a mock RDA clinical exam
    1. Place and remove a rubber dam on a patient within an allotted time.
    2. Place an amalgam on a model within an alloted time.
    3. Place a temporary crown on a model within an allotted time.



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