Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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DA 103 - Dental Materials

2 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): DA 202  and successful admittance into the Dental Assistant program.

Course Description: Introduces materials used in a dental office including impression materials, model and die materials, fabrication of dental trays, preventive dental materials, esthetic and restorative dental materials, amalgam, dental cements, waxes, and temporary restorative materials.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Describe the legal standards that govern the properties of dental materials.
  • CLO#2: Identify and compare the differences and uses for various dental materials. (ILO: Critical Thinking)
  • CLO#3: Describe and explain the hazards associated with dental materials and chemicals including how hazardous materials must be safely handled and properly disposed.

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