Pre-Dental

Courses for aspiring dentists

Instructor

Mark A. Hunt, Sr., CDT

 

  • Pre-Dental Beginner Tooth Waxing and Denture Course (intro course)
  • Pre-Dental Impression and Cast Making
  • Pre-Dental Quadrant Denture Part 1 and 2   (2-day combined course)
  • Pre-Dental Tooth Waxing Part 1: Anterior Teeth of the Maxillary Arch
  • Pre-Dental Tooth Waxing Part 2: Posterior Teeth of the Mandibular Arch

 

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

INQUIRIES / REGISTRATION BY PHONE OR MAIL

 

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

 

^ Participants must take either “Beginner Tooth Waxing and Denture” or “Impressions and Cast Making” before registering for advanced denture or tooth waxing courses.

 

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:   

 October 20  (online registration closed)    |   December 1

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

2019 Dates  

 January 12  |  February 2  |  April 6  |  May 18  |  June 29  |  July 27  |  August 24  |  October 19  |  December 7

online registration coming soon

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

 


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

2019 Dates  

 January 13  |  February 3  |  April 7  |  May 19  |  June 30  |  July 28  |  August 25  | September 28  |  October 20  |  December 8

online registration coming soon

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

 


Pre-Dental Quadrant Denture Part 1 and 2 ^

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

2019 Dates

June 1-2  |  August 10-11 

online registration coming soon

Course Fee (per date): $145
Required Course Materials:  Quadrant Denture Kit: $295

 


Pre-Dental Tooth Waxing Part 1: Anterior Teeth of Maxillary 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 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

1 Day Course  

2019 Dates  

 March 16  |  April 27  |  June 15  |  November 2  |  December 14

online registration coming soon

Course Fee (per date): $145
Required Course Materials:  Waxing part 1 Anterior Kit: $145

 


Pre-Dental Tooth Waxing Part 2: 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 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 19 and 30

1 Day Course  

2019 Dates  

 March 23  |  May 4  |  July 20  |  September 14  |  November 9  |  December 15

online registration coming soon

Course Fee (per date): $145
Required Course Materials:  Waxing part 2 Posterior Kit: $145

 

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 from the instructor. Cost is in addition to the course fee.

        ^ Pre-requisite course "Beginner Tooth Waxing and Denture" OR "Dental Impressions and Cast Making" required