The theoretical knowledge and supportive laboratory skills related to the fabrication of simple fixed and removable orthodontic appliances, and their repair will be introduced and practiced. The fabrication of removable Hawley retainers, removable appliances with bite planes, fixed unilateral and bilateral space maintainers, night guards, bleaching trays, Essix retainers and simple repairs of orthodontic appliances are the foundation of the theory and applied laboratory practice of this course. Students are assessed to level 1 production proficiency standards.
This course is part of the full-time Dental Technology Program.
Course code: DENT 1260
Length: 90 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.