Oct 24, 2021  
2021-2022 General Catalog 
    
2021-2022 General Catalog
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DHY 224 - Dental Materials


1 credits
This course will cover the various materials used in restorative dentistry and other specialty areas in dentistry. Some of which are used to fabricate dental appliances and others for tooth restoration. Lecture and laboratory components will help students develop an understanding of the composition, properties, structure, and manipulative variables of dental materials historically used in dentistry as well as new materials and techniques that are rapidly evolving. Emphasis centers on practical application as well as clinical applications of materials and the need for educating patients regarding these materials along with the techniques for placement of materials in the oral cavity. This course is only offered to students who are accepted into the dental hygiene program. This course will help students develop knowledge of dental materials and use these skills to critically think as they fabricate and apply this knowledge to dental hygiene patients. This knowledge will be beneficial to the career of dental hygiene. 

Corequisites
DHY 278 , DHY 280  

Prerequisites
DHY 233 , DHY 209 , DHY 140 , DHY 184 , DHY 183  

Fees
None







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