DHP 103 - Dental Materials

4 credits (PREREQUISITES: DHP 104, DHP 105, DHP 110/120, DHP 202; COREQUISITE: DHP 106)

This course is the study of dental materials used in the dental office and their relationship to the oral environment. The student will be introduced to the terminology, properties, and proper techniques of managing and selecting dental materials. This course incorporates a laboratory component to include hands-on laboratory experiences understanding of the physical and chemical properties of materials. This course is designed to include a major online component. Assignments, lectures, practice tests, simulations, and discussion will be held online. Time spent in laboratory will be on practice, in-class discussion, knowledge evaluation and group work. (Su)