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DES 0103 - Dental Materials

60 Clock Hours
(Offered as needed)

This course is a comprehensive study of the theory of manipulation, physical and chemical properties of materials used in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of oral disease. The competency based lab that accompanies this course includes exercises to illustrate application and use of selected materials. Students will study various materials including but not limited to impression materials, waxes, filled and unfilled resins, dental amalgams, gypsum, as well as acrylic plastics. Students will become familiar with various pieces of dental laboratory equipment and their uses.

Corequisite(s): DES 0103L  

*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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