Dental Technology Practicum (DENT 2510)

This course involves placement and practical experience in accredited dental laboratories. Students are supervised and mentored by Registered Dental Technicians (RDT), employers and their employees. Students work on real cases that involve the design, fabrication, modification and repair of Fixed Prosthetics; Full and Partial Removable Prosthetics and Orthodontic Appliances. Students will improve skills and productivity abilities. Students will gain practical experience in Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacture (CAD-CAM) technology. Post practicum, students have the opportunity to be evaluated by VCC faculty in preparation for the RDT Practical Licensing examinations after graduation. Students will be assessed to simulated entry to practice competency expectations.
Course code: DENT 2510
Credits: 19.0
Length: 570.0 hours
Course outline: view https://www.vcc.ca/vccphp/courseoutline?subject=DENT&number=2510

Prerequisites

DENT 2440 Removable Prosthetics 3
DENT 2450 Fixed Prosthetics 3
DENT 2460 Orthodontics 3
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