PCC/ CCOG / DT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for DT 142

Course Number:
DT 142
Course Title:
Denture Techniques II
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Continued study of denture construction including the use of articulators, finishing procedures and alternative techniques. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

 

Students will expand knowledge

acquired in DT 141. Prerequisite - Students must have completed DT 141

Denture Techniques I and DT 101 Dental Technology Lab I with grades of

C or better or have permission of the course instructor. Students will learn the history of complete dentures", processing and finishing, reline, repair, rebase, of complete dentures, alternative patterns of denture occlusion, components and usage of different types of articulators, the need/procedures for immediate dentures and the theory/procedures of overdentures, and will be given knowledge and understanding of duplicate and transitional dentures. This information will coincide with and prepare students for Dental Technology Laboratory II, DT 141.

Intended Outcomes for the course

1. Articulate the history/philosophy of denture design and the construction of dentures.
2. List denture processing and postoperative procedures.
3. List immediate denture/overdenture," duplicate and transitional denture procedures.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Determined by interim written examination", lecture attendance, presentation," participation and successful completion of assignments and projects as assigned. Student will also receive a comprehensive final examination.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

History/Purposes of Particular Denture Designs", Denture Processing and Finishing, Reline Repair and Rebase, Immediate Dentures/Overdentures," Duplicate and Transitional Dentures 

Related Instruction

Communication
Hours: 17

Outcomes:

 

1. Articulate the history/philosophy of denture design and the construction of dentures.
2. List denture processing and postoperative procedures.
3. List immediate denture/overdenture, duplicate and transitional denture procedures.

 

Activities:

Utilizing Direct instruction previously presented in DT 101 Students do:
Preparation and presentation of student briefings and follow-up questions
Questions, collaboration and explanations of student designed notebook on the Characterization of Teeth