Dental Assisting at College of San Mateo - DENT 721 Dental Materials I
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Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
DENT 721 Dental Materials I

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 
  • Identify and describe how the properties of the oral cavity relate to dental material selection.
  • Demonstrate the ability to mix any dental cement, liner, or impression material taught during the fall semester & utilized at UOP Dental School.
  • Describe the use of amalgam & composite materials needed for restorative procedures.
  • Identify the uses, indications and contraindications of dental cements in dentistry for medications, bases, luting agents, restorative agents.
  • Describe the requirements for the dental impression material for final impressions
  • Demonstrate the technique for taking alginate impression and bite registrations.