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What is the Dental Technology Curriculum?

Kate, Dental Technology | Originally Published: 1/15/2018

Here is a summary of the program’s curriculum. Spring Semester starts on February 5th!

Hi again!

So now that we’ve discussed what dental technology is, we can talk about what the curriculum is for this program. You can earn either a Certificate or Associates of Arts (AA) Degree in Dental Technology. Both prepare you to the Registered Graduate (RG) exam at the end of the program. Below is the updated curriculum for this program:

Prerequisites

  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 100, Introduction to Dental Laboratory Technology, 2U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 102, Dental Anatomy and Terminology, 3U

First Semester Courses

  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 101, Elements of Dental Technology, 2U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 103, Removable Prosthetics I, 5U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 109, Fixed Prosthetics I, 5U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 185, Independent Study, 1U

First Intersession Course

  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 106, Dental Materials, 3.5U

Second Semester Courses

  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 105, Removable Prosthetics II, 5U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 108, Gnathological Concepts, 3U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 111, Fixed Prosthetics II, 6U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 185, Independent Study, 1U

Second Intersession Course

  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 204, Orthodontics, 3U

Third Semester Courses

  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 112, Removable Prosthetics III, 6U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 203, Dental Ceramics, 2U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 206, Fixed Prosthetics III, 6U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 285, Independent Study, 2U

Third Intersession Course

  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 207, Removable Prosthetics IV 6U

Fourth Semester Courses

  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 202, Laboratory Management, 4U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 208, Fixed Prosthetics IV 6U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 41, Dental Implants, 4U
  • Dental Prosthetic Technology 285, Independent Study, 2U

Prerequisite classes are offered for this program in Fall and Spring semesters. There is still time to enroll for this Spring Semester, which starts on February 5th!

About The Author

Kate is a Senior Dental Prosthodontics Technology student. She is currently working towards earning her A.A. degree. Kate discovered this field while working for a dentist in Beverly Hills. In her free time, she likes to cook, bake, travel, be outdoors, draw, knit, and things of the sort.

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