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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DL 255 - Ceramics/Restorative Seminar

Credit Hours: 2

Introduction of methods of bonding porcelain to metal. Demonstrations, theory of metal bonding, use of porcelain furnaces. The student will fabricate porcelain to metal bonded crowns. This course is recommended prior to taking the mandated Ceramics I course.

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

  • construct practical cases;
  • construct one, 3-unit bridge;
  • construct one, multi-unit bridge of 4 units;
  • contrast the practical use of different metals depending upon the actual case;
  • translate the dentist’s prescriptions; and
  • demonstrate the use of basic ceramic techniques, materials and equipment.

Prerequisites: Permission of the department head. DL 111, DL 123, DL 124
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