NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2023  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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DHYG 2460 - 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.

Credits: 2

Instructional Method Lecture

Admission to the Dental Hygiene program required.

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of DHYG 2460 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.

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