Prepares dental auxiliary students to handle and prepare dental materials such as liners, bases, cements, amalgam, resin restorative materials, gypsum products and impression materials. They also learn to take alginate impressions on manikins and clean removable appliances. This course is aligned to serve students in the Dental Hygienist Associate Degree and Dental Assistant Technical Diploma programs.
Pre/Corequisites: 10-508-101 DENTAL HEALTH SAFETY, and 10-508-102 ORAL ANATOMY, EMBRY, HISTOLOGY or 31-508-304 DENTAL & GENERAL ANATOMY. Condition: Accepted into the Dental Hygienist Associate Degree program or Dental Assistant Technical Diploma, or with Dean or Associate Dean approval.