As a continuation of the knowledge, skills and techniques introduced in Dental Foundations in Semester One, students will fabricate single unit metal restorations as prescribed. Students are introduced to dental ceramics including the characteristics and composition of porcelain, aesthetics, colour and shading, and the manipulation and firing of porcelain. Fabrication of single unit ceramo-metal restorations and the correction of dental porcelain and metal defects and faults are practiced. This course expands upon the theory base of the previous semester and will enhance the students’ ability to design, fabricate, modify and repair, critique and self-evaluate their dental prostheses. Students are assessed to level 1 production proficiency standards.
This course is part of the full-time Dental Technology Program.
Course code: DENT 1250
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.