OPER 321    Preclinical Operative Dentistry IV

Cr: 2  (1 Lec., 3  Pract.)   Prerequisite OPER 224

The course provides in-depth knowledge on adhesive dentistry. Students will be able to describe the composition, the physical, chemical and biological properties of composite resins and indirect esthetic restoration. They will be trained to practice successful bonding techniques, matricing, multi-chromatic layering for anterior restoration, bulk-fill and incremental layering for posterior composite resins restoration, finishing and polishing procedures. Inlay cavity preparation will also be practiced. The concept of minimal invasive dentistry will be featured. By the end of this course, students will be ready for apply the knowledge and skills obtained in pre-clinical courses in their clinical practice.