DENLB206 - Ceramics I

An introduction to the theory and practice of fabricating fixed porcelain prosthesis. The student will learn about the history of ceramics with old technologies as well as new technologies such as layering a Zirconia coping, Emax, and titanium copings. The student will fabricate modelwork for their ceramic units.

Credits: 2

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Winter, Summer


  1. Articulate one full arch case on a semi-adjustable articulator
  2. Describe the principles and methods of preventing disease transmission and cross contamination during the fabrication of a metal prosthesis
  3. Distinguish between a good or bad impression
  4. Distinguish between a variety of porcelains and their uses
  5. Follow the procedures for model and die preparation using the pindex
  6. Trim & mark margins