Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Dentistry
Lecture Code J1503120 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 歯科理工学I
Subject Name
シカリコウガク I
Subject Name in
Dental Materials and Devices I
カトウ コウイチ,ヒラタ イサオ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon3-4:DEN Large Lecture Rm
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture using Power Point presentations 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of 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, Biomaterials, Biomedical engineering for regenerative medicine 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
To acquire fundamental knowledge on dental materials as a basis for evidence-based dental practice 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge regarding basic and clinical dental medicine
・Knowledge of life sciences
(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
To gain fundamental knowledge about physicochemical and biological properties of dental materials made of metals,ceramics, polymers and their composites. To learn biomaterials designed for use in oral tissue engineering. 
Class Schedule 1. Introduction to detal materials
2. Structure and properties of materials 1
3. Structure and properties of materials 2
4. Structure and properties of materials 3
5. Structure and properties of materials 4
6. Biosafety
7. Restorative materials 1
8. Restorative materials 2

An examination at the end of the semester 
Phillips' Science of Dental Materials, 11th/12th edition, Sanders
PC or AV used in
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
1-7. Gain a deeper understanding on the dental materials using a the textbook and handouts.
Grading Method Mostly by an examination 
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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