Sep 26, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DL 265 - Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dentistry

Credit Hours: 2

Cosmetic dentistry is the use of materials to construct restorations without metal substructure, results of which more closely resemble natural tooth structure. The course will include didactic, theoretical, clinical and laboratory state-of-the-art techniques. Pressed glass will be covered.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • discuss the various types of restorative cosmetic materials that exist in dentistry today;
  • fabricate inlays, onlays, veneers and full crowns;
  • construct models and dies for class projects;
  • wax and press restorations of pressed glass, including veneers, onlays, inlays, single crowns and multiple units;
  • discuss the differences between the shaded technique and the layered technique of "Empress"; and
  • discuss and demonstrate the proper use of equipment used in cosmetic dentistry.

Prerequisites: DL 111 DL 233, DL 234, DL 235, DL 236
Corequisites: DL 243, DL 244, DL 245, DL 246
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