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Clinical application of Dental Biomaterials

AIM

Teaching of clinical and laboratory application of taught dental materials. Evaluation of knowledge on properties, selection and use of dental materials

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Mechanical properties of dental biomaterials (External forces applied to the oral cavity, Proportional limit, Elastic limit, Modulus of Elasticity, Yield strength, Ductile and malleable materials) – Polymerization ( Evaluation of Polymers-metals bonding systems, Composites for interim restorations ), Composite restorative materials, Clinical significance of characteristics and properties, Glass Ionomer cements, Dental cements, Amalgam, Clinical significance of characteristics and properties, Clinical implication of endodontic materials, Impression materials (Selection of proper material, Techniques) ;Dental ceramics (Classification and evaluation, All ceramic restorations-preparation considerations, Cementation), Soft liners, Dental Casting Alloys ( Types and composition, Selection).

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Lectures.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION 

  • Attendance of 80% of lectures.
  • Successful final examination.