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    This paper covers the science underpinning dental materials important for the practice of dental technology, in particular, materials made from metal, ceramic, polymer and glass.

    About this paper

    Paper title Materials Science for Dental Technology
    Subject Dental Technology
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period Full Year (19 February 2024 - 9 November 2024) (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,507.30
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    (CHEM 191 and DTEC 101 and PHSI 191) or DTEC 111
    Limited to

    Teaching staff

    To be confirmed.

    Paper Structure

    This paper will build on the dental materials 1 paper (DTEC101) and will provide the student with a more in-depth basis on dental materials. The emphasis of the course will be on topics that complement the practical components of the course, namely metals and ceramics.


    Required course materials will be advised through discipline-specific course books.

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

    Students who successfully complete this paper will gain a more in-depth understanding of dental materials.


    Full Year (19 February 2024 - 9 November 2024)

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
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