SRJC Course Outlines

6/21/2024 7:34:15 AMDA 62 Course Outline as of Fall 2011

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  DA 62Title:  INTRO DENTAL PROC  
Full Title:  Introduction to Dental Procedures
Last Reviewed:1/28/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  DNA 62

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to the oral environment, dental materials, and instruction in the properties, characteristics, and manipulation of dental materials. Instrumentation for operative dental procedures, such as composite and amalgam restorations, crown and bridge procedures, veneering and bonding techniques, and preliminary impress technique using a mannequin.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in DE 51 and Concurrent Enrollment in DA 61


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance to Allied Dental Program

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to the oral environment, dental materials, and instruction in the properties, characteristics, and manipulation of dental materials. Instrumentation for operative dental procedures, such as composite and amalgam restorations, crown and bridge procedures, veneering and bonding techniques, and preliminary impress technique using a mannequin.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in DE 51 and Concurrent Enrollment in DA 61
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Acceptance to Allied Dental Program
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Identify and describe how the properties of the oral cavity relate to dental material selection.
2. Identify the uses, indications and contraindications of cements in dentistry for medications, bases, luting agents, restorative agents and build-ups.
3. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of esthetic restorative materials as compared to amalgam restorations.
4. Demonstrate the technique of assembly and assisting during the placement and removal of dental dam and other isolation devices and matrix for restoration on a mannequin
5. Compare the composition, properties, indications and contra-indications of amalgam, composite sealants, and cast restorations in dentistry.
6. Demonstrate assisting during the preparation, placement, and finishing of amalgam, composite and cast restoration and discuss the safety precautions.
7. Describe the requirements for the dental impression material for final impressions.
8. Demonstrate assisting during the initial, try-in and delivery appointment as well as home care responsibilities.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Properties of Dental Materials
    A.  Physical properties
    B.  Chemical properties
    C.  Factors in selection
2.  Dental Cements
    A.  Indications and contraindications
    B.  Properties
    C.  Manipulation
    D.  Evaluations
3.  Amalgam Procedure
    A.  Instruments and equipment
    B.  Sequence and assisting
    C.  Manipulation of materials
    D.  Safety precautions
    E.  Assisting in the placement and removal of the rubber dam
    F.  Assisting in the placement and removal of the matrix band
4.  Composite Procedure
    A.  Instruments and equipment
    B.  Sequence and assisting
    C.  Manipulation of materials
    D.  Safety precautions
5.  Crown and bridge Procedure
    A.  Instruments and equipment
    B.  Sequence and assisting
    C.  Manipulation of materials
    D.  Safety precautions
6.  Removable Prostheses
    A.  Types of prostheses
    B.  Sequence and assisting
    C.  Patient education

Assignments:
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1. Reading (10-40 pages per week)  in texts and course syllabus.
2. Workbook exercises and case studies.
3. Quizzes (6-9).
4. Exams (midterm and final).
5. Class performances, performance exams, lab task evaluations (12-14).

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 30%
Workbook exercises and case studies
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 70%
Class performances, Performance exams, Lab task evaluations (12-14).
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 25%
Quizzes, Midterm, and Final: Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Torres and Ehrlich's Modern Dental Assisting,  Bird, D., Robinson, D., 2011, Ed. 10
Instructor prepared materials

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