Prosthodontics 570

Module code PRD 570
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Examination and evaluation of the denture patient, principles and taking of impressions, determination of vertical and horizontal jaw relations and facial bow recording. Aesthetics. Fitting and placing of the finished denture. Post treatment. Clinical aspects of manufacturing of complete and partial dentures, obturators and special apparatus. Pre-clinical crown and bridge techniques course. Examination and evaluation of patient's requiring crown and bridge treatment. Principles of tooth preparation and impression-making. Shade selection. Finishing and cementation of fixed restorations. Clinical aspects of manufacturing of single crowns and fixed prostheses. An introduction to lasers and implants.

Module credits 31.00
Prerequisites TBW 470,ODO 470,MFP 470,PDL 470,DFA 470,OFC 470,PRD 470,GAP 470,TMZ 470
Contact time 1 discussion class per week, 2 lectures per week, 4 practicals per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Prosthodontics
Period of presentation Year

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