May 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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May 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DH 326 - Dental Materials

The course content provides an educational background as well as the knowledge necessary to work with commonly used dental materials and equipment utilized by the dental hygienist to ensure quality patient care. Topics covered include properties and science of dental materials, infection control and safety, direct and indirect restorative materials, fixed and removable appliances, application of pit and fissure sealants, polishing amalgams, amalgam margination, application and removal of the rubber dam, gingival retraction and hemostasis, suture removal, placing temporary restorations, removal of orthodontic cement, impressions/bite registrations, pouring and trimming study models, and custom tray fabrication. Semester Credit Hours 2.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 30.00 Prerequisites: DH 299C Dental Hygiene Clinical Practice I , DH 302 Periodontology I , and DH 320 Clinical Theory and Scientific Basis . Corequisite: DH 326L Dental Materials Lab .