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

    About this paper

    Paper title Dental Materials 1
    Subject Dental Technology
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Full Year (20 February 2023 - 11 November 2023) (On campus)
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    Course Co-ordinator: 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.

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    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.


    Full Year (20 February 2023 - 11 November 2023)

    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 13:00-14:50 20
    Monday 14:00-14:50 9-14, 16-19, 21-22
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