NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    Jun 06, 2023  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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DHYG 2455 - Dental Materials

This course covers the lecture portion of the scientific and application principles of dental materials. It includes study of the composition, properties and other factors which provide scientific rationale in the selection and use of materials employed in the fabrication of dental appliances and tooth restorations.

DHYG 2456 Dental Materials 2456

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of DHYG 2455 Dental Materials, the student will:

  1. Identify physical, chemical, and biological properties of specific dental materials.
  2. Apply principles and techniques when proportioning and manipulating all dental materials that are within the dental hygienist’s scope of practice.
  3. Evaluate variables in manipulation of dental materials that may influence desired outcomes, including initiating or implementing procedures to eliminate errors during manipulation of dental materials.
  4. Apply principles of professional and ethical behavior.

Credits: 2

Instructional Method Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 hours/week

Comments: This course was previously numbered DHYG 2460.

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