Course Content and Outcome Guide for DT 103
- Course Number:
- DT 103
- Course Title:
- Dental Technology Lab III
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
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- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionAdvanced complete denture construction to include alternative materials, occlusal patterns and denture individualization. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
This course completes the lab sequence in the construction of complete removable dentures. Denture construction is continued with denture reline", rebase, immediate dentures and overdentures. Tooth waxing will be introduced. Students will also begin exercises in the reproduction of tooth form in wax according to specific criteria and procedural guides. Prerequisite - Students must have completed DT 102 Dental Technology Laboratory II with a grade of C or better," or have instructor approval to enroll. Some students may have carry-over projects from DT 103 to complete in this course. Concurrent enrollment in DT 143 is required.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Course Activities and Design
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)
5. Practice proper asepsis.
1. Reline and rebase finished denture from DT102.
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
Measuring gypsums, impression materials and acrylics for immediate overdenture
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 replacement
Demonstration and questions regarding denture relines in the lab
Denture rebase demonstration and student queries
Demonstrations and questions concerning immediate denture design and fabrication
Human RelationsHours: 19
Demonstrations followed by partner activities assisting each other to repair broken dentures.
Counseling sessions with instructor related to completion of denture projects utilizing technical terminology and professional demeanor.
Group interactions and discussions focused on new information assimilation.
Understanding patients in need of immediate overdenture.
Partner activities utilizing materials, equipment and time while producing immediate dentures.