DEN206L Dental Materials LAB

The focus of this course is through laboratory practice, the dental assisting student will perfect skills necessary to assume their professional role.  The course will challenge the student to link theory with clinical practice.  Hands on practical experience will aid the student to become competent in laboratory skills to include; mixing alginate impression material, taking a preliminary impression, using alginate, pouring dental models, using the inverted-pour method, obtain the bite registration, trimming diagnostic casts/study models, constructing a light-cured custom tray, constructing a vacuum formed bleaching tray, fabricating a temporary crown.

Prerequisites: DEN100, DEN110, DEN200, and DEN200L

Corequisites: DEN206

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