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Course Number:
DT 206A
Course Title:
Dental Technology Lab VI (Fabrication Ortho Appliances)
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
90

Course Description

Covers fabrication of removable and fixed orthodontic appliances. Prerequisites: DT 204 and DT 205. Prerequisites/concurrent: DT 284. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Construct a variety of removable and fixed orthodontic appliances.

Course Activities and Design

Laboratory

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Weekly Quizzes
  • Completion of specified orthodontic projects
  • Attendance

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Hardware choice
  • Surveying
  • Model Duplication
  • Wax patterns
  • Wire Bending Techniques
  • Appliance Construction
  • Discuss uses and purposes of removable orthodontic appliances
  • Demonstrate processes and procedures involved in construction of orthodontic appliances
  • Construct a maxillary removable plastic appliance, maxillary holding appliance, fixed mandibular lingual arch and a habit appliance.
  • Apply safety procedures in the dental laboratory.

Related Instruction

Computation
Hours: 6

Construct a variety of removable and fixed orthodontic appliances.

  • Measure materials used in fabrication of orthodontic appliances
  • Utilize surveyors and manipulation of wires
  • Reproduce angles and curvatures

Communication
Hours: 10

Construct a variety of removable and fixed orthodontic appliances.

  • Discuss, compare and contrast various orthodontic appliances
  • Reflect and critique individual work
  • Peer review and discussion