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Dental Prosthetic Technology

Current Course Syllabus

                          SPRING 2022

DENTAL PROSTHETIC TECHNOLOGY 100 Introduction to the Dental Laboratory

Students learn an introduction to the modern dental laboratory. Working with gypsum products, as well as model and die production are stressed.

DENTAL PROSTHETIC TECHNOLOGY 101 Elements of Dental Technology

Orientation to the field of dental laboratory technology, including ethics, jurisprudence, history, and categories of training and employment.

DENTAL PROSTHETIC TECHNOLOGY 102 Dental Anatomy and Terminology

The students learn about dental terminology, oral cavity including morphology and function of the primary and secondary human dentition, occlusion concepts and anatomical landmarks. Additionally, the students learn the significance of: skull osteology, myology and tooth supporting structures, histology.

DENTAL TECH 105 REMOVABLE PROSTHODONTICS II

Students learn the design, materials ' science and construction of maxillary complete dentures opposing a mandibular overdenture, reline and repair complete dentures, Immediate Maxillary Denture and Wrought wire Mandibular Stay Plate.

DENTAL TECH 111 FIXED PROSTHODONTICS II

Students learn to wax single and multiple units by using PTC techniques and methodology based on student learning outcomes. Learning and understanding concepts such as: tooth contour alignment, functional and morphological occlusion. Students learn fundamental concepts in metal and ceramic substructure designs applied to single units. Students learn techniques in spruing, investing and casting including soldering applications.

DEN TEK 108-GNATHOLOGICAL CONCEPTS

Students learn about gnathological concepts of morphology and functional occlusion. Understanding and reconstructing ideal and functional contacts. Organic waxing of the maxillary and mandibular teeth occlusal surfaces is accomplished on fully adjustable articulators.

 

 

 

A repaired smile, before and after. The photo is an actual case made by an LACC Dental Technology graduate.
Dental Prosthetic Technology

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