May 14, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 
University of Alberta Calendar 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DDS 509 - Pre-Clinical Practice of Dentistry I

★ 15 (fi 30) (two term, 39 weeks) An introduction to the art and science of clinical practice. Building on the foundation of epidemiology, bacteriology, and gross and microscopic anatomy of the teeth and jaws, students develop an understanding of the genesis of the carious process, and study the restoration of carious teeth and the related rationale. An introduction to the radiographic imaging process and interpretation of radiographs. Students use restoration materials and learn their physical and chemical properties. The principles of occlusion are also introduced.