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DES2100 Dental Materials Theory

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2 credit hour(s) | Fall | Summer
Prerequisite(s): acceptance into the dental assisting or hygiene program.
Corequisite(s): DES2100L .
The course provides an introduction to the chemical, physical and handling characteristics of materials commonly used in dentistry. The biological compatibility of each material will be outlined. These materials include precious and nonprecious metals, ceramics, dental amalgams, acrylic plastics, filled and nonfilled resins, porcelains, impression materials, implant materials and various waxes. Contact: 2 hours per week in Fall; 3 hours per week in Summer. Dental hygiene students take this course in Summer; dental assisting students take this course in Fall. Does not count toward A.A. degree.

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