Postgraduate Course: Restoration of the Endentulous space (DENT11112)
|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||This course is designed to help postgraduate students to appreciate the indications for the replacement of missing teeth in the partially dentate patient.
It will help them to review skills and to be able to evaluate the merits of the various types of partial prostheses.
It will also facilitate the provision of removable chrome-cobalt partial dentures and tooth-supported fixed bridgework.
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 5,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 5,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 5,
Online Activities 5,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 2,
Formative Assessment Hours 3,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info)
|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
¿ To be able to advise a patient with a missing tooth or teeth of the options for treatment.
¿ To be able to provide an appropriate design for a partial denture for the Dental Technician.
¿ To be able to design a fixed prosthesis appropriate for a given clinical situation.
¿ To be able to provide tooth preparations for bridge retainers consistent with the mechanical and biological demands to be placed on the prosthesis.
¿ To know the considerations in assessing a patient for dental implants and to understand the prosthodontic stages of treatment.
|Participation in tutorials and discussion board 20%|
Written assignment 20%
Clinical cases 40%
Reflective account 20%
|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. This course will also be supported by a clinical skills summer school.
|Keywords||Missing teeth, fixed prostheses, removable prostheses, bridgework, tooth preparation, implants
|Course organiser||Dr Oonagh Lawrie
Tel: (0131) 536 4930
|Course secretary||Mrs Monika Wenham
Tel: 0131 536 4416
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