Pre-Dental

Courses for aspiring dentists

Instructor

Mark A. Hunt, Sr., CDT

Each Pre-Dental course has two required fees:
A course fee (payable to UCLA) and a materials kit fee (payable to Vinmar Solutions)

  • Pre-Dental Beginner Tooth Waxing and Denture Course (intro course)
  • Pre-Dental Impression and Cast Making Course
  • Pre-Dental Tooth Waxing: Anterior Teeth of Maxillary Arch & Posterior Teeth of Mandibular Arch
  • Pre-Dental Quadrant Denture

 

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   Course Instructor, Mark Hunt, Sr. and pre-dental student

 

Pre-Dental Beginner Tooth Waxing and Denture  (intro course)

Learning Objectives

• Hands-on techniques of hot dropping wax patterns and shapes
• Behavior of wax hot flow and solidification
• Learn step-by-step procedure of reconstructing a mandibular molar
• Setting upper and lower anterior denture teeth
• Denture festooning techniques

1 Day Course

2018 Dates:   

September 8   |   October 20  

December 1

 

Course Fee: (per date) $145
Required Course Materials:  Beginner Course Kit: $165

 


Pre-Dental Impression and Cast Making

Learning Objectives

• Learn to hand mix dental materials
• Learn adequate alginate impressions
• Learn to trim dental model to proper dimensional height for study purposes
• Learn to use Techniques on (dental model trimmer and dental vibrator)

1 Day Course
New Date TBA    

 

Course Fee: (per date) $145
Required Course Materials:  Impressions/Cast Course Kit: $165

 


Pre-Dental Tooth Waxing

Anterior Teeth of Maxillary Arch and Posterior Teeth of Mandibular Arch

Pre-Requisite: All participants must take the “Beginner Tooth Waxing and Denture Course” before registering for this advanced course.

Learning Objectives

• Learn the basics of tooth anatomy and occlusal surfaces
• Learn a rapid waxing technique of extensive occlusal rehabilitation of anterior and posterior tooth structure
• Identify, explain, drawing exercises and self-test prior final exam
• Utilization of dental hand instruments and waxing techniques
• Correctly name parts of the tooth numbers 6 though 11 and 19 and 30

2 Day Course  

2018 Dates:  

 October 6-7


Course Fee (Saturday and Sunday): $145
Required Course Materials:  Tooth Waxing Kit: $295

 


Pre-Dental Quadrant Denture

Pre-Requisite: All participants must take the “Beginner Tooth Waxing and Denture Course” before registering for this advanced course.

Learning Objectives

• Behavior of wax hot flow and solidification to contour gingiva surface
• Learn a step-by-step procedure of the anterior and posterior teeth
• Identification of upper and lower anterior denture teeth
• The art of arranging plastic teeth
• Gingiva contouring of both the upper and lower arches
• Teeth arrangement and anatomical landmarks
• Wax-up and festooning techniques
• 3 steps of setting mandibular posterior teeth
• Written examination

2 Day Course  

2018 Dates:  

September 22-23

Course Fee (Saturday and Sunday): $145
Required Course Materials:  Quadrant Denture Kit: $295

 

speakers/instructors and topics are subject to change without prior notice

          Courses subject to cancellation in cases of insufficient enrollment.

          Lab policies require minimum age of 18 years to participate.

        * All pre-dental courses require the purchase of a course-specific supply kit. Cost is in addition to the course fee.

        ^ Pre-requisite course "Beginner Tooth Waxing and Denture" required