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DENT1100 – Biomaterials pdf

Credits: 3 (2/1/0)
Description: This is a foundation course that provides in-depth instruction and practice in identifying the materials, their purposes and properties as they are used during chairside and laboratory procedures. Material manipulation is a critical requirement of the lab component of this course. Laboratory safety measures and infection control are emphasized.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Demonstrate safe laboratory infection control practices.
  2. Describe physical properties of laboratory materials.
  3. Demonstrate prosthesis cleaning and polishing technique.
  4. Demonstrate study model construction trimming and polishing.
  5. Manipulate bite registration materials and waxes.
  6. Demonstrate proper manipulation of dental impression materials.
  7. Describe dental restorative materials and procedures.
  8. Construct custom dental trays.
  9. Describe properties and uses of dental cements.
  10. Describe various dental impression materials and properties.
  11. Describe metallic and porclain restoration types and their properties and procedures.
  12. Discuss mercury properties, precautions and safe mercury practices.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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