DH 232L

DH 232L   Dental Materials     (1 unit)

Class hours:  3 lab

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: DH 245C

This course emphasizes the reasons specific dental materials are employed and the ways in which they react to the oral environment.  Biological considerations in the selection and utilization of various dental materials are stressed.  The course is designed to provide the dental hygiene student with an understanding of laboratory techniques and chairside procedures commonly encountered in dentistry.