PCC/ CCOG / DT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for DT 102

Course Number:
DT 102
Course Title:
Dental Technology Lab II
Credit Hours:
6
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
180
Special Fee:
$45.00

Course Description

Continues skill development in complete denture construction, articulation, reline, repair and rebase. Prerequisites: DT 101. Prerequisites/concurrent: DT 142, DT 152. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Students will work independently at assigned work stations. 

Intended Outcomes for the course

1. Wax-up €œideal€ and characterized complete dentures utilizing full balance.

2. Process a wax-up in denture acrylic, remount and finish.

3. Repair a broken denture and replace a broken denture tooth.

4. Reline and re-base a denture

Course Activities and Design

Laboratory Demonstrations and Project Assignments

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Student progress will be evaluated according to the quality of the work produced in comparison to specific and described criteria. Speed or efficiency may be included in the evaluation process.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Fully Balanced Wax-ups 

Ideal€/Characterized Tooth Setting Procedures and Concepts

Processing

Remounting

Finishing

Reline

Re-base and Repair Procedures. 

Safety and Infection Control

Related Instruction

Computation
Hours: 22

Reline and rebase finished denture form DT 101

Carve teeth to scale from wax blocks

Simulate Crown wax-ups

Utilizing direct instruction on computation skills presented in DT 101:

Measure gypsum and acrylic for denture repair and tooth replacement

Measure gypsum, impression materials and acrylic for denture reline

Measure gypsum, impression materials and acrylic for denture rebase

Communication
Hours: 36

Reline and rebase finished denture form DT101

Carve teeth to scale from wax blocks

Simulate Crown wax-ups

Practice Safety and Infection Control Procedures

Utilizing direct instruction on communicating with dental lab professionals through the use of inquiry and listening skills, students discuss/query/clarify:

Demonstration and questions on denture repair and tooth replacment

Demonstration and questions regarding denture relines in the lab

Denture rebase demonstration and student queries

Critique and discuss students and peers work

Human Relations
Hours: 30

Reline and rebase finished denture form DT101

Carve teeth to scale from wax blocks

Simulate Crown wax-ups

Practice Safety and Infection Control Procedures

Demonstrations followed by partner activities assisting each other to repair, reline and rebase broken dentures.

Advising sessions with instructor related to completion of denture projects utilizing technical terminology and professional demeanor.

Group interactions and discussions focused on new information assimilation.

Team work in operation of dental lab sessions, utilization of materials and maintaining infection control and safety.