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2019-2020 Updated Catalog Updated Through 11/19/2019 
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DES 0103L - Dental Materials Lab

90 Clock Hours
(Offered as needed)

This course is a comprehensive study of the manipulation, physical and chemical properties of materials used in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of oral disease. Emphasis is on practical application as it relates to the role of the dental assistant in the contemporary dental practice. It is a competency based lab that accompanies the theory course and includes exercises to illustrate application and uses of selected materials. Students practice the use of various materials including but not limited to impression materials, waxes, filled and unfilled resins, dental amalgams, gypsum, and acrylic plastics.

Corequisite(s): DES 0103 , DEA 0020L .

*Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.

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