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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Clinical Sciences : Dentistry

Postgraduate Course: Restoration of the Endentulous Space (DENT11093)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Course typeStandard AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaDentistry Other subject areaNone
Course website http://www.epdi.org.uk Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThis module aims to help students:
To appreciate the indications for the replacement of missing teeth in the partially dentate patient.
To be able to evaluate the merits of the various types of partial prostheses.
To facilitate the provision of removable chrome-cobalt partial dentures and tooth-supported fixed bridgework.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs As per fee strategy 1800 per module.
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Flexible, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  No Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 05/08/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Learning and Teaching Activities
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Assessment Methods
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Participants should:
Be able to advise a patient with a missing tooth or teeth of the options for treatment.
Be able to provide an appropriate design for a partial denture for the Dental Technician.
Be able to design a fixed prosthesis appropriate for a given clinical situation.
Be able to provide a tooth preparation for bridge retainers consistent with the mechanical and biological demands to be placed on the prosthesis.
Know the considerations in assessing a patient for dental implants and to understand the prosthodontic stages of treatment.
Assessment Information
To provide records of:
A set of study casts from a patient who has a missing tooth or teeth mounted on a semi-adjustable articulator. A discussion on the nature of the edentulous space and the indications for treatment or management (300 words).(20%)
A full set of records for a patient for whom a removable chrome-cobalt partial denture has been provided and a brief critical reflection on the care delivered. (300 words)(20%)
A full set of records for a patient for whom a fixed bridge has been made where the abutments have been significantly prepared and a brief critical reflection on the care delivered.(500 words)(30%)
A full set of records for a patient for whom a fixed bridge has been made where the abutments have not been significantly prepared and a brief critical reflection on the care delivered. (500 words) (30%)
Special Arrangements
Specific support will be aranged for students with specific disabilities as already arrnaged for the other master degrees at the Edinburgh Postgraduate Dental Institute.
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
Keywords- Dental Primary Care
- Modular Study
- Edentulous
Contacts
Course organiserProf Richard Ibbetson
Tel: (0131) 536 4975
Email: R.Ibbetson@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Morag Mcdiarmid
Tel: (0131) 536 4976
Email: mmcdiarm@exseed.ed.ac.uk
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