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DLT 109 DENTAL MATERIALS 2.0
Corequisite: DLT 113B, 114B.
The history of dentistry, its beginning and progress to date. The composition, characteristics and uses of non-metallic agents such as gypsum products, waxes, resins, impression materials and polishing compounds, metallic agents such as gold and chromium-cobalt alloys. A comprehensive study of the chemical, physical and biological requirements of modern day dental materials. Total of 36 hours lecture.
 
DLT 113A DENTURE TECHNIQUES 4.0
Corequisite: DLT 114A, 115, 116A.
Theory and fundamental applied techniques for constructing preliminary and master casts to include: the applications of autopolymerizing and heat cured acrylic resins, custom trays, record bases and occlusion rims; articulation utilizing semi-adjustable articulators in fabrication of balanced complete dentures (maxillary and mandibular) encompassing: tooth-set-up, working/balancing contacts, and waxing procedures. Total of 36 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 113B DENTURE TECHNIQUES 4.0
Prerequisite: DLT 113A, or the equivalent knowledge and experience.
Corequisite: DLT 109, 114B.
Theory and applied techniques for processing balanced complete dentures to include: investing, boil-out, packing, curing, recovery, remounting, selective grinding and finishing/polishing procedures. Semi-adjustable articulators will be employed during these steps. Perform procedures to repair individual teeth and denture bases utilizing cold cure techniques. Reline and rebase ill-fitting complete dentures. Fabricate a surgical splint for immediate dentures. Total of 36 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 114A CROWN AND BRIDGE 4.0
Corequisite: DLT 113A, 115, 116A.
Professional relationships of the dental team. Theory and fundamental applied techniques for inlay and crown construction; model and die fabrication, articulation, wax up, direct spruing and investing, of single inlays, crowns and onlays. Basic study of occlusion, tooth contour and anatomy. Total of 36 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory
 
DLT 114B CROWN AND BRIDGE 4.0
Prerequisite: DLT 114A, or the equivalent knowledge and experience.
Corequisite: DLT 109, 113B.
Theory and applied techniques for crown and bridge construction. Application of procedural steps in the lost wax process, casting and finishing of both single and multi-unit restorations. Principles of bridge design. Study of bridge components. Design and construction of the broken stress bridge and post crown restoration. Application of procedural steps for gold soldering. Study of tooth form and functional occlusion utilizing a full arch model and semi-adjustable articulator. Total of 36 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 115 DENTAL MORPHOLOGY 0.5
Corequisite: DLT 113A, 114A, 116A.
Fundamentals of anatomical and physiological structure affiliated with cranial, facial and intraoral anatomy in relation to construction of fixed and removable prosthetic devices. Inclusive of bone, muscle and tooth structure interrelated movements. Total of 9 hours lecture.
 
DLT 116A BEGINNING DENTAL ANATOMY 1.5
Corequisite: DLT 113A, 114A, 115 and 200A.
Relationship of tooth form and function to dental health Basic principles of occlusion, introduction to Cusp-to-Fossa and Cusp-to-Occlusal Embrasure occlusal schemes. Related nomenclature. Wax carving exercises of 14 teeth. Total of 9 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory
 
DLT 116B INTERMEDIATE DENTAL ANATOMY 1.5
Prerequisite: DLT 116A, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Corequisite: DLT 200B.
Intermediate dental anatomy principles to include studies in Cusp-to-Fossa and Cusp-to-Occlusal Embrasure occlusal schemes. Emphasis shall be on maxillary and mandibular molars. Axial and occlusal features unique to the molar group of teeth. Posterior tooth nomenclature. Wax carving exercises of selected molars and mounting of study models. Short term class. Total of 9 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 116C ADVANCED DENTAL ANATOMY 2.5
Prerequisite: DLT 116B, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Corequisite: DLT 109, 113B, 114B and 200C.
An intense study of anterior and posterior tooth anatomy. Detailed sculpting of anterior and posterior teeth in wax carving blocks and on study models mounted to an articulator. Includes anatomic tooth drawings of posteriors. Special emphasis on individual tooth contour and detailed occlusal anatomy. Total of 27 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory
 
DLT 116D HIGHLY ADVANCED DENTAL ANATOMY 2.5
Prerequisite: DLT 116C, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Corequisite: DLT 117, 118A, 119A, and 201A.
Knowledge and skills acquired in DLT 116A, B, and C as well as all other first year dental technology courses shall be expanded in this course. Studies of various occlusal records such as pantographs, axiographs, check bites, transfer models and various facebows, as well as various occlusal schemes. Focus on functional movement, esthetics, and advanced instrumentation. Principles of occlusal equilibration. Gnathological principles including occlusal determinants. Related nomenclature. Precision waxing techniques. Total of 27 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 117 ORTHODONTICS AND PEDODONTICS 2.0
Prerequisite: DLT 119A, or the equivalent knowledge and experience.
Corequisite: DLT 118B, 119B, 124, 125.
Basic principles and applied technical procedures in the construction of orthognathic study casts and orthodontic appliances with emphasis on design and wire contouring of various types of arch wires, clasps and springs. Autopolymerizing acrylic resin processing procedures, soldering and minor repairs. Total of 18 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 118A CERAMICS 4.0
Prerequisite: DLT 116A or the equivalent.
Corequisite: DLT 116B, 119A.
Theory and fundamental applied techniques for model and die preparation and cast evaluation. Design and construction of the single unit ceramic alloy framework. Opaque procedures; porcelain manipulation; basic shade control; firing cycles; shaping and glazing single unit ceramic restorations utilizing metal ceramic technology. Total of 36 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 118B ADVANCED CERAMICS 6.0
Prerequisite: DLT 125, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Corequisite: DLT 119B, 124, 126, and 201C.
Theory and applied techniques for constructing metal ceramic restorations for crowns and multi-unit fixed partial dentures. Multi-unit framework design, various porcelain build-up techniques, extrinsic and intrinsic staining, corrections and additions. Fabrication of porcelain shoulder margin and porcelain laminate veneer. Instruction in both pre and post soldering, and trouble-shooting. Principles of color theory, usage of the shade guide, and esthetic considerations. Introduction of all-ceramic restorations and dental implants. Total of 45 hours lecture and 189 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 119A PARTIAL DENTURES 4.0
Prerequisite: DLT 116A, or the equivalent knowledge and experience.
Corequisite: DLT 116B, 118A.
Theory and fundamental applied techniques in the construction of gold and nickel-chromium partial dentures to include: elementary principles of survey and design, model preparation and refractory cast production. Technique and procedural application of preformed patterns, spruing, investing, casting and finishing metal frameworks. Total of 36 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 119B PARTIAL DENTURES 2.0
Prerequisite: DLT 119A, or the equivalent knowledge and experience.
Corequisite: DLT 117, 118B, 124, 125.
Theory and applied advanced techniques in the construction of nickel -chromium cast partial dentures. Engineering principles in the design of tooth/tissue borne and tooth borne removable partial denture prosthesis to include: repairs, arrangement of artificial teeth, wax-up processing and finishing of partial denture bases. Total of 9 hours lecture and 81 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 120 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1.0
Prerequisite: DLT 113A.
Research or clinical project including experience in clinical practice settings, practical laboratory assignment, lecture attendance, literature review and community projects. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 124 DENTAL LABORATORY MANAGEMENT 2.0
Corequisite: DLT 117, 118B, 119B, 125.
Ethics and laws governing professional relationships of dentist and dental technicians. Study of human resource management, decision-making, written communication, resume and interview preparation. Organization of a new dental laboratory business; marketing and research, laboratory design, business forms, equipment, supplies, purchasing, staffing and inventory management. Development of a business plan. Introduction to the computer in a laboratoryenvironment. Professional organizations, Certified Dental Technician (CDT), and Recognized Graduate (RG) Programs. Total of 36 hours lecture.
 
DLT 125 CLINICAL EXPERIENCE 3.5
Prerequisite: DLT 116D, or the equivalent knowledge and experience.
Corequisite: DLT 201B.
Advanced skills in applied dental laboratory technology. Clinical experience in a commercial dental laboratory or dental laboratory setting where practical experience in dental laboratory techniques may be obtained. Fabrication of prostheses for patients currently under treatment, or from actual casts or impressions and occlusal records from previously fabricated prostheses. Completion of a personal portfolio to include resume, sample letters, sample projects, photographs, and letters of recommendation. Completion of the Cost-of-Living Report. Students will need to provide their own transportation to field laboratory sites. Pass/no pass grading. Short term course. Total of 27 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 126 TRANSITION TO DENTAL LABORATORY INDUSTRY 2.0
Prerequisite: DLT 125, or the equivalent knowledge and experience.
Corequisite: DLT 118B, 119B, 124, and 201C or the equivalent knowledge and experience.
Capstone course in dental laboratory technology providing a comprehensive review of all concepts and techniques studied throughout the two-year Dental Laboratory Technology Program. Provides students with an opportunity to become proficient in needed critical thinking skills and judgments practiced in commercial dental laboratories such that students may transition from being student technicians to certified technicians. The course is also open to professional dental technicians in the industry either as a refresher or for possible job advancement. Includes development of skills essential for success specific to the dental laboratory career. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 36 hours lecture.
 
DLT 200A DIRECTED STUDIES IN BASIC DENTAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 1.0
Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Dental Laboratory Technology Program or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Corequisite: DLT 113A, 114A, 115, 116A, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Development and enhancement of basic dental laboratory techniques, skills and concepts for first year students in the Dental Laboratory Technology Program. Highly focused studies in first year content. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 200B DIRECTED STUDIES IN INTERMEDIATE DENTAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUE 1.0
Prerequisite: DLT 200A, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Corequisite: DLT 116B, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Development and enhancement of intermediate dental laboratory techniques, skills and concepts for first year students in the Dental Laboratory Technology Program. Highly focused studies in first year content. Short term course. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 54 hours laboratory
 
DLT 200C DIRECTED STUDIES IN ADVANCED DENTAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 1.0
Prerequisite: DLT 200B, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Corequisite: DLT 109, 113B, 114B, and 116C, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Development and enhancement of advanced dental laboratory techniques, skills and concepts for first year students in the Dental Laboratory Technology Program. Highly focused studies in first year content. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 54 hours laboratory
 
DLT 201A DIRECTED STUDIES IN BASIC DENTAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 1.0
Prerequisite: DLT 116C, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Corequisite: DLT 116D, 117, 118A, and 119A, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Development and enhancement of basic dental laboratory techniques, skills and concepts for second year students in the Dental Laboratory Technology Program. Highly focused studies in second year content. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 201B DIRECTED STUDIES IN INTERMEDIATE DENTAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUE 1.0
Prerequisite: DLT 201A, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Corequisite: DLT 125, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Development and enhancement intermediate dental laboratory techniques, skills and concepts for second year students in the Dental Laboratory Technology Program. Highly focused studies in second year content. Pass/no pass grading. Short term course. Total of 54 hours laboratory.
 
DLT 201C DIRECTED STUDIES IN ADVANCED DENTAL LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 1.0
Prerequisite: DLT 201B, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Corequisite: DLT 118B, 119B, 124, and 126, or the equivalent knowledge and experiences.
Development and enhancement of advanced dental laboratory techniques, skills and concepts for second year students in the Dental Laboratory Technology Program. Highly focused studies in second year content. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 54 hours laboratory.