Fixed Prosthetics - Dental Ceramics (DNTL 1201)

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 correction of dental porcelain are practiced. This course expands upon the theory base of a Dental Technology program and will enhance the students’ ability to design, fabricate, modify, repair, critique and self-evaluate their dental ceramic restorations. This course includes in-class instruction, lab demonstrations and hands-on lab practice. Prerequisite: Graduation from a Dental Technology program OR three years’ experience as a Dental Technology Assistant. Requirement: Lab materials list will be provided to students prior to class and materials must be brought to first day of class. (14 hours)

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