DNA 210 - Amalgam Restorations: Placing, Packing, Carving and Polishing

Course Description

Effective: 2016-08-01

Studies the characteristics, manipulation, economical control, storage, and delivery of amalgam restorative materials. Covers the materials and techniques of direct amalgam placement, carving and finishing as support in dental treatment in a clinical environment.
Laboratory 9 hours. Total 9 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This foundational course provides students with the fundamental safety procedures and characteristics of placing, carving and finishing direct amalgam restorations. The laboratory sessions provide a hands-on approach to learning and developing competence in the manipulation and handling of these materials and the role of the dental assistant.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: DNA 103, DNA 108, DNA 110, DNA 113; Dental Assisting National Board Exam (DANB

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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