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Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene

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Dental Hygiene

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  1. Dental Hygiene Brooke Marcotte

  2. Introduction • Teeth are just like finger prints

  3. Research • History of Dentistry • Barbers were first dentists • First toothbrush- boar bristles and bones • Had no numbing medication- grin and bear it

  4. Project Facilitator • Leah Allen • Dental Hygienist- Hickory Flat Dental • 5 years • Loves job • Enthusiastic to teach

  5. Part One: Teeth Molds • Interested in molding: • Grooves in teeth • Grooves in mouth • Different types of teeth and mouths

  6. Step 1 • Stone Powder • Mixing Bowl • Mixing Knife • Teeth Impressions(Random set)

  7. Step 2 • Mix • Pour • Cover • Vibrate • Let set

  8. Step 3 • Remove • Cut • File • Shape

  9. Sloppy Cut

  10. Final Product

  11. Part Two: Bleaching Trays • Obsessed with white teeth • Wanted two different products • Fits the first product

  12. Step 1 • Plastic Sheets • Suck-Down Machine • Plastic-Cutting Scissors • Colored Pen

  13. Step 2 • Heat up • Match plastic to teeth • Raise • Suck down

  14. Step 3 • Let dry • Trace • Sloppy cut • Fine cut

  15. Final Product

  16. Challenges • Original Project- certain materials unusable • Change of product • Time Management • Scheduling • Job Change

  17. What I Learned • Healthier teeth habits • What's actually going on during visit • Learned more than actual project

  18. Conclusion • Job/Product has to be perfect • Steady hands • Very interesting • Promising future • Future career choice

  19. Senior Project • Very helpful • More than just a project • Complete turn of career choice

  20. Thanks For Your Time!