This theory and practice course builds on the knowledge, skills and techniques introduced in Dental Foundations in Semester One. The focus of this course is on removable prosthetic maintenance and the role of the dental technician as it relates to the oral health of the patient receiving a prosthetic. Included are laboratory skills of fabricating a complete denture, wrought wire, acrylic removable partial dentures and cast metal removable partial dentures; polishing and finishing complete and partial dentures and modifying, repairing, relining and rebasing removable prosthetics. Students are assessed to level 1 production proficiency standards.
This course is part of the full-time Dental Technology Program.
Course code: DENT 1240
Length: 180 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.