Jul 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DH 275 - Restorative Dentistry 1

3 Credit(s)

Introduction to restorative techniques with emphasis on posterior tooth anatomy, placement of amalgam restorations, rubber dam isolation, matrix and wedge placement. Includes etiology of the decay process, cavity classification, cavity preparation, properties of amalgam and maintenance of proper occlusal relationships with restorative treatment. 

Prerequisite: Admission to Dental Hygiene program
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand and demonstrate safety with amalgam restorations
  2. Identify anatomical characteristics of posterior teeth
  3. Understand advantages and demonstrate rubber dam application
  4. Identify when matrix and wedge is required and properly assemble and place
  5. Discuss etiology of decay process, cavity classification, and cavity preparation
  6. Demonstrate ability to place and carve amalgam restorations

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