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Dental Materials

Course Number: 10508113
Credits: 2.00

Course Description

10-508-113 DENTAL MATERIALS...prepares dental auxiliary students to handle and prepare dental materials such as liners, bases, cements, amalgam, resin restorative materials, gypsum products, and impression materials. They also learn to take alginate impressions on manikins and clean removable appliances. (Prerequisites: 10-508-101, Dental Health Safety; 31-508-304, Dental & General Anatomy OR 10-508-102, Oral Anatomy, Embry, Histology)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

Most NWTC classes are offered in 8-week sessions. Learn more about how our class schedule can help you succeed.

Course Competencies

  1. Prepare liners, bases, and cements
  2. Manipulate gypsum products
  3. Mix impression materials
  4. Produce alginate impressions
  5. Prepare amalgam for a direct restoration
  6. Prepare direct esthetic restorative materials
  7. Clean removable appliances
  8. Fabricate models
  9. Trim models
  10. Create vacuum-formed oral appliances