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Vinmar Solutions Pre-Dental Courses for 2020


Vinmar Solutions Pre-Dental Courses have been hosted at UCLA CDE for 25 years, teaching and pre-dental students around the United States and future aspiring dentist from around the world manual dexterity before going to dental school. Mark A. Hunt Sr.CDT, Former UCLA and Pre-Dental Course Director and Instructor will continue teaching these important hands on courses at the following locations: UCR, UCSD and UCI Pre-Dental Societies. It will be the same courses taught by Mr. Hunt from UCLA School of Dentistry for 40 years. Non PDS members are welcome to participate in these courses as well. For further details please “click" here: Non Member Registration


Before or after you take the DAT, manual dexterity is an important ability to have before going to dental school. The Vinmar Solutions Pre-Dental Courses test participants Manual Dexterity based upon a point system. The Instructor and TA’s directly input and distribute grades for each assignment. Grades for each assignment can be calculated as points and letter grades upon completing the 1 and two-day courses. It is important that each participant complete the Tooth Waxing Part 1 and Part 2 or Denture Course Part 1 and 2 to qualify for a Letter of Recommendation. Please"click" hereVinmar Solutions Manual Dexterity Point System

Our courses are specifically designed to assist participants to improve in their individual abilities in fine motor skills, also Eye- hand coordination. Superior eye-hand coordination is critical to ensuring the safety of patients and the integrity of the dental profession. The participants include: Pre-Dental Students, Dental Assistants, Dental Technicians, Dental Hygienists and International Dentist.

Each course goes into detailed instructions and illustrations that will help participants through the construction process in a step-by-step manner. It also helps each participant to get a quick start to practice manual dexterity before dental school. Manual dexterity is an important ability to have, because it is a requirement for dental school. Each participant will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the each course.

No experience required!!

REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS: Vinmar Solutions will provide materials for the participants.

THE RENTAL KIT COST (Rental Kit is part of Registration Fee)


REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICY

Course fees are transferable but NOT refundable, with the following stipulation:
You may transfer funds to another course without forfeit of your course fee up until 7 days prior to the locate.  Courses cancelled within 7 days of the course date are not transferable or refundable.


Pre-Dental Beginner Tooth Waxing and Denture Course (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

Limited seating 15 

1 Day Course starts  8:30 am to 5:00 pm


Registration Fee for UCSD Pre-Dental Society Member Only
Warning: To register here you must be a member of this PDS or affiliated to it. Prior to paying the Registration Fee, please fill out the form below and submitted for verification. It will guarantee you a seat in the course. (No exceptions).Registration is based on a first-come first-served basis.(Limited seating 15) For non-members please click here to register "Non-Member Registration". Non-members will be subject to dismissal on the day of the course with the course of action of no refund or transfer. Please don't take this risk.  Thank you.
(Personal check or money order payable to: “Vinmar Solutions, Inc.” and mail it to: Vinmar Solutions, Inc. 12625 Frederick Street, Ste.I-5 #320, Moreno Valley, CA 92553).
UCSD Beginners Tooth Waxing and Denture Course,November 16, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Liebow Auditorium Room 2100 (Limited Seating 18) Deadline November 13, 2019
$165.00
Registration Fee for UCR Pre-Dental Society Member Only
Warning: To register here you must be a member of this PDS or affiliated to it. Prior to paying the Registration Fee, please fill out the form below and submitted for verification. It will guarantee you a seat in the course. (No exceptions).Registration is based on a first-come first-served basis.(Limited seating 15) For non-members please click here to register "Non-Member Registration". Non-members will be subject to dismissal on the day of the course with the course of action of no refund or transfer. Please don't take this risk.  Thank you.
(Personal check or money order payable to: “Vinmar Solutions, Inc.” and mail it to: Vinmar Solutions, Inc. 12625 Frederick Street, Ste.I-5 #320, Moreno Valley, CA 92553).
UCR Beginners Tooth Waxing and Denture Course November 24, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Highlander Union 335 (Limited Seating 18) Deadline November 22, 2019
$165.00
UCR Beginners Tooth Waxing and Denture Course January 25, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Highlander Union 335 (Limited Seating 18) Deadline January 22, 2020
$165.00
UCR Beginners Tooth Waxing and Denture Course March 7, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Highlander Union 335 (Limited Seating 18) Deadline March 4, 2020
$165.00
Registration Fee for UCI Pre-Dental Society Member Only
Warning: To register here you must be a member of this PDS or affiliated to it. Prior to paying the Registration Fee, please fill out the form below and submitted for verification. It will guarantee you a seat in the course. (No exceptions).Registration is based on a first-come first-served basis.(Limited seating 15) For non-members please click here to register "Non-Member Registration". Non-members will be subject to dismissal on the day of the course with the course of action of no refund or transfer. Please don't take this risk.  Thank you.
(Personal check or money order payable to: “Vinmar Solutions, Inc.” and mail it to: Vinmar Solutions, Inc. 12625 Frederick Street, Ste.I-5 #320, Moreno Valley, CA 92553).
UCI Beginners Tooth Waxing and Denture Course Febrruary 1, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Natural Science 2 Room 4201 (Limited Seating 15) Deadline January 29, 2020
$165.00
UCI Beginners Tooth Waxing and Denture Course April 4, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM,Natural Science 2 Room 4201 (Limited Seating 15) Deadline April 1, 2020
$165.00

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

Limited seating 15

1 Day Course  

2019 Dates   

 December 14  

Course Fee (per date): $145

Required Course Materials:  Waxing part 1 Anterior Kit: $145

UCLA Tooth Waxing Part 1 Course Kit, December 14, 2019
$145.00
Registration Fee for UCSD Pre-Dental Society Member Only
Warning: To register here you must be a member of this PDS or affiliated to it. Prior to paying the Registration Fee, please fill out the form below and submitted for verification. It will guarantee you a seat in the course. (No exceptions).Registration is based on a first-come first-served basis.(Limited seating 15) For non-members please click here to register "Non-Member Registration". Non-members will be subject to dismissal on the day of the course with the course of action of no refund or transfer. Please don't take this risk.  Thank you.
(Personal check or money order payable to: “Vinmar Solutions, Inc.” and mail it to: Vinmar Solutions, Inc. 12625 Frederick Street, Ste.I-5 #320, Moreno Valley, CA 92553).
UCSD Tooth Waxing Course Part 1,January 18, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Liebow Auditorium Room 2100 Deadline January 15, 2020 (Limited Seating 18)
$165.00
Registration Fee for UCR Pre-Dental Society Member Only
Warning: To register here you must be a member of this PDS or affiliated to it. Prior to paying the Registration Fee, please fill out the form below and submitted for verification. It will guarantee you a seat in the course. (No exceptions).Registration is based on a first-come first-served basis.(Limited seating 15) For non-members please click here to register "Non-Member Registration". Non-members will be subject to dismissal on the day of the course with the course of action of no refund or transfer. Please don't take this risk.  Thank you.
(Personal check or money order payable to: “Vinmar Solutions, Inc.” and mail it to: Vinmar Solutions, Inc. 12625 Frederick Street, Ste.I-5 #320, Moreno Valley, CA 92553).
UCR Dental Club Tooth Waxing Part 1 Course Saturday, February 22, 2020 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Building Manual Dexterity for Pre-Dental Students Highlander Union 335
$165.00
UCR Dental Club Tooth Waxing Part 1 Course Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Building Manual Dexterity for Pre-Dental Students Highlander Union 335 Deadline April 15, 2020
$165.00
Registration Fee for UCI Pre-Dental Society Member Only
Warning: To register here you must be a member of this PDS or affiliated to it. Prior to paying the Registration Fee, please fill out the form below and submitted for verification. It will guarantee you a seat in the course. (No exceptions).Registration is based on a first-come first-served basis.(Limited seating 15) For non-members please click here to register "Non-Member Registration". Non-members will be subject to dismissal on the day of the course with the course of action of no refund or transfer. Please don't take this risk.  Thank you.
(Personal check or money order payable to: “Vinmar Solutions, Inc.” and mail it to: Vinmar Solutions, Inc. 12625 Frederick Street, Ste.I-5 #320, Moreno Valley, CA 92553).
UCI Tooth Waxing Course Part 1, March 28, 2020, From 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Natural Science 2 Room 4201 Deadline March 25, 2020
$165.00

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

Limited seating 15


Registration Fee for UCSD Pre-Dental Society Member Only
Warning: To register here you must be a member of this PDS or affiliated to it. Prior to paying the Registration Fee, please fill out the form below and submitted for verification. It will guarantee you a seat in the course. (No exceptions).Registration is based on a first-come first-served basis.(Limited seating 15) For non-members please click here to register "Non-Member Registration". Non-members will be subject to dismissal on the day of the course with the course of action of no refund or transfer. Please don't take this risk.  Thank you.
(Personal check or money order payable to: “Vinmar Solutions, Inc.” and mail it to: Vinmar Solutions, Inc. 12625 Frederick Street, Ste.I-5 #320, Moreno Valley, CA 92553).
UCSD Tooth Waxing Course Part 2,February 15, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Liebow Auditorium Room 2100 (Limited Seating 18) Deadline February 12, 2020
$165.00
Registration Fee for UCI Pre-Dental Society Member Only
Warning: To register here you must be a member of this PDS or affiliated to it. Prior to paying the Registration Fee, please fill out the form below and submitted for verification. It will guarantee you a seat in the course. (No exceptions).Registration is based on a first-come first-served basis.(Limited seating 15) For non-members please click here to register "Non-Member Registration". Non-members will be subject to dismissal on the day of the course with the course of action of no refund or transfer. Please don't take this risk.  Thank you.
(Personal check or money order payable to: “Vinmar Solutions, Inc.” and mail it to: Vinmar Solutions, Inc. 12625 Frederick Street, Ste.I-5 #320, Moreno Valley, CA 92553).
UCI Tooth Waxing Course Part 2, May 2, 2020, From 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Natural Science 2 Room 4201 Deadline April 29, 2020
$165.00
Registration Fee for UCR Pre-Dental Society Member Only
Warning: To register here you must be a member of this PDS or affiliated to it. Prior to paying the Registration Fee, please fill out the form below and submitted for verification. It will guarantee you a seat in the course. (No exceptions).Registration is based on a first-come first-served basis.(Limited seating 15) For non-members please click here to register "Non-Member Registration". Non-members will be subject to dismissal on the day of the course with the course of action of no refund or transfer. Please don't take this risk.  Thank you.
(Personal check or money order payable to: “Vinmar Solutions, Inc.” and mail it to: Vinmar Solutions, Inc. 12625 Frederick Street, Ste.I-5 #320, Moreno Valley, CA 92553).
UCR Tooth Waxing Course Part 2, May 23, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Highlander Union 335 (Limited Seating 18) Deadline May 20, 2020
$165.00

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

Limited seating 15


 


The Vinmar Solutions Pre-Dental Golden Hands Performance Award





The Vinmar Solutions Golden Hands Performance Award honors selected individuals who have accomplished or have met certain requirements in their abilities to exercise fine motor control and possess excellent eye hand coordination.

This award also, identifies selfless individuals who have worked together to assist other participants to achieve their motor skills without seeking to put oneself in the spotlight or credit for his or her efforts.

The nominees will be selected by the Vinmar Solutions Course Director and selected TA's during the pre-dental courses. This will also include participants taking part in the courses. (The participants includes: Pre-Dental Students, Dental Assistants, Dental Technicians, Dental Hygienists and International Dentist.)

The nominees will be selected based on the following criteria:

  1. Have registered for the Beginners Tooth Waxing and Denture Course to qualify as a nominee.
  2. And have passed 2 Pre-Dental Courses and have completed the Polymer Clay Model Study Block.
  3. Have displayed outstanding performance in eye- hand coordination, good steady hands and stamina.
  4. Shown strong interpersonal skills as a people person. Interacting with other participants and had listened to instructions.
  5. Great communication skills with the ability to explain technical and dental terminology.
  6. Have displayed compassion and honesty toward his or her work projects. Also showed honesty at judging other participants work projects.
  7. Good problem solver in making corrections in areas needed on his or her work projects. Having the ability to be exact in his or her work and the ability to pay attention to details in his or her work assignments.

If you want to join the ranks of the best of the best, this is your opportunity to make your performance count. Remember, its putting forth the effort that count, which sharpens your fine motor skills in manual dexterity for dental school. Dental school admissions committees expect that applicants have worked hard to develop these skills prior to admission. And most important, these one-of-a-kind courses will assist you in developing an unselfish attitude in helping  you to think about what is good for other people, not just about your own advantage, which is one of the qualities of leadership in the dental profession.

The recipient:

 Will receive this award upon completing and passing the Tooth Waxing Course Part 1 or 2 and the Quadrant Denture Course Part 1 and 2, along with completing the Polymer Clay Study Block. Added to the Golden Hand Performance Award the recipient will be given a Certification of Completion from the UCLA Continuing Education Programs and a personal Letter of Recommendation from the Pre-Dental Course Director/Instructor. Vinmar Solutions, “Is putting eyes and hands to work”.

Register  at UCLA School of Dentistry "Continuing Dental Education"

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Viinmar Solutions Pre-Dental Polymer Clay Tooth # 30 Study

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