Postgraduate Course: Occlusal management of the restored natural dentition (DENT11108)
|School||School of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Home subject area||Dentistry
||Other subject area||None
||Taught in Gaelic?||No
|Course description||The aim of this course is to understand the relevance of the occlusion in the dentate patient to the outcome of restorative procedures. It will review the techniques and instruments used to analyse the occlusion and the importance and usefulness of a diagnostic wax-up. The use of occlusal splints will be discussed and the skills required to provide and fit an occlusal splint will be reviewed.
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2013/14 Flexible, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||Learn enabled: No
|Course Start Date
|Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 10,
Online Activities 10,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 4,
Formative Assessment Hours 6,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info)
|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
¿ To understand the importance and principles of occlusal analysis and to be able to apply them.
¿ To be able to select appropriate occlusal instrumentation to facilitate patient care.
¿ To know the principles and purpose of diagnostic waxing
¿ To be able to construct and fit a well-fitting occlusal splint.
¿ To be able to select appropriate techniques and materials for making inter-occlusal records.
¿ To be able to make appropriate adjustments of restorations to promote occlusal stability.
|Participation in tutorials and discussion board 20%|
Written assignment 20%
Clinical cases 40%
|Computer specification to enable participation|
||Detail still to be finalised
||Available on the VLE as links to the University of Edinburgh library
||A mixture of reading material, virtual classroom tutorials, recorded lectures, labyrinth scenarios, screen capture videos and video demonstrations.
|Keywords||Principles of occlusal analysis, pre-restorative occlusal management, choosing an articulator
|Course organiser||Dr Oonagh Lawrie
Tel: (0131) 536 4930
|Course secretary||Mrs Monika Wenham
Tel: 0131 536 4416
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