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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Dentistry
Lecture Code J1504070 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 歯科理工学実習II
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Dental Materials and Devices Practice
カトウ コウイチ,モリ タカヒロ,クワバラ レイ,ヒラタ イサオ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri5-8:DEN Dental Skills Lavoratory 1
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
【More Details】
Basic practice of dental materials and devices 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students 2nd grade students
Keywords Dental materials, Devices, Mechanical and chemical properties 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge regarding basic and clinical dental medicine
・Knowledge of life sciences
(Abilities and Skills)
・Basic skills required for conducting experiments and presentations
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Rich humanity, understanding of professional responsibilities of a dentist, and general capabilities including basic knowledge, skills, and attitude required for putting such responsibilities into practice 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this practice is to understand the properties of dental materials and devices from the viewpoint of basic principle of science and technology. 
Class Schedule 1-8: Term 3
9-15: Term 4
1. Introduction of practice
2. Dental stones
3. Dental cements
4. Impression materials
5. Dental investment I: setting reaction
6. Dental investment II: measurement of strength
7. Dental wax I: preparation method
8. Dental wax I: relaxation
9. Dental casting I: preparation of wax patterns
10. Dental casting II: measurement of accuracy
11. Dental resin I: polymerization
12. Dental resin II: polymerization shrinkage
13. Materials science practice 
Phillips' Science of Dental Materials 
PC or AV used in
Dental materials and devices 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
1. Review about introduction of practice.
2. Review about dental stones and prepare the report.
3. Review about dental cements and prepare the report.
4. Review about impression materials and prepare the report.
5. Prepare for dental investment.
6. Review about dental investment and prepare the report.
7. Prepare for dental wax.
8. Review about dental wax and prepare the report.
9. Prepare for dental casting.
10. Review about dental casting and prepare the report.
11. Prepare for dental resin.
12. Review about dental resin and prepare the report.
13. Review about the content of materials science practice.
14. Review about the content of mechanics practice.
15. Understand whole practice. 
Grading Method Report 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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