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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Clinical Sciences : Dentistry

Postgraduate Course: Occlusal management of the restored natural dentition (DENT11108)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe 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 description Detail still to be finalised
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Introduction to Clinical Evidence (DENT11105) AND Diagnosis and treatment planning (DENT11106) AND Direct Restorations (DENT11107)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Flexible
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( 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 150 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Contribution to discussion boards 5%
E portfolio 5%
Wiki group activity 5%
Clinical case report 85%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
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.
Reading List
Available on the VLE as links to the University of Edinburgh library
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements Computer specification to enable participation
KeywordsPrinciples of occlusal analysis, pre-restorative occlusal management, choosing an articulator
Contacts
Course organiserDr Oonagh Lawrie
Tel: (0131) 536 3974
Email: Oonagh.Lawrie@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Jennifer Allison
Tel: 0131 536 3975
Email: Jen.Allison@ed.ac.uk
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