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DTEC101 Dental Materials 1

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The physical and biological properties of materials important in the practice of dental technology.

Paper title Dental Materials 1
Paper code DTEC101
Subject Dental Technology
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Full Year (22 February 2021 - 13 November 2021) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,262.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,403.65

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Limited to
Teaching staff

Dr KC Li

Paper Structure

The emphasis of the course will be on topics that complement the practical components of the course.


Recommended reading list:
Anusavice KJ, Phillips RW. Phillips' science of dental materials. 10th ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders; 1996.

Anusavice KJ, Phillips RW. Phillips' science of dental materials. 11th ed. Philadelphia, Pa. London: WB Saunders; 2003.

Callister WD, Rethwisch DG. Materials science and engineering: an introduction. 8th ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons; 2010.

Darvell BW. Materials science for dentistry. 9th ed. Boca Raton: Oxford [UK]: Woodhead; CRC Press; 2009.

O'Brien WJ. Dental materials and their selection. 3rd ed. Chicago: Quintessence Pub. Co; 2002.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes

Successful completion of this paper will provide the student with an introduction to dental materials.

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Full Year (22 February 2021 - 13 November 2021)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Monday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-16, 18-22