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Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Oral Health Sciences Program for Oral Health Science
Lecture Code J1603130 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 歯科材料学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Dental Material
ムラヤマ タケシ,カトウ コウイチ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Thur3:DEN Lecture Rm 4, (1st) Thur4
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Focused on lectures, a lot of copying from the blackboard, and PowerPoint is used. 
Credits 1 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 27 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students 2nd year students of Course of Oral Health
Keywords Dental materials, Characteristics, Usage 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
To understand physical properties and usage of dental materials required in oral health and to acquire basic and technical knowledge through the actual use of dental materials and apparatuses. 
Criterion referenced
Oral Health Science
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knoweldge and understanding of specialities related to dental hygienist (dental disease prevention, dental treatment assist, detal health guidance) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Necessary dental materials as oral health care person, that to learn the basic knowledge of machinery and equipment for the purpose. Metallurgical characteristics and handling sides of each dental materials, how to manage, how to handle of each dental machinery and equipment, to lecture on the influence of the living body. In addition, while introducing the actual treatment of the clinical, also refers to the orientation of the dental materials and machinery and equipment in the future of dental care, feed its applicability. Biomaterials and the like, also introduces the latest research trends, the professor also the theory and methods of quality control of the various materials used in the dental practice. 
Class Schedule lesson1
Dental technique and dental materials science, the nature of the dental materials (structure of matter): Murayama
Properties of the dental materials (mechanical properties and test method): Murayama
Properties of dental materials (physical properties, chemical properties): Kato
Properties of dental materials (chemical nature, biological properties): Kato
Impression material: Murayama
Modeling  material: Murayama
Dental materials 2 (bonding material or adhesive, molding repair material, implant material): Murayama
Examination: Murayama 
Lecture style (focused on lectures; a lot of copying from the blackboard; textbook/handouts/resume for lectures available)
Type of audiovisual materials used (PowerPoint, etc.)
Textbook (Shin Shikagikoushi Kyohon [New dental technicians’ textbook] “Shika rikougaku” [dental material science and technology], Ishiyaku Shuppan, “Shika Gikou Jiten [Dental techniques dictionary],” Ishiyaku Shuppan) 
PC or AV used in
Textbook, handouts, audio materials, visuals (video/PC/other image data) 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Academic assessment will be made globally on the basis of examination (approximately 90%), and attendance status/attitude in attending classes (approximately 10%). 
Grading Method Academic assessment will be made globally on the basis of attendance status, attitude in attending classes (10%), reports (20%), and examination (70%). 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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