Postgraduate Course: Occlusal management of the restored natural dentition (DENT11108)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||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.
Detail still to be finalised
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|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
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Contribution to discussion boards 5%
E portfolio 5%
Wiki group activity 5%
Clinical case report 85%
|No Exam Information
| 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.
|Available on the VLE as links to the University of Edinburgh library|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Computer specification to enable participation
|Keywords||Principles of occlusal analysis, pre-restorative occlusal management, choosing an articulator
|Course organiser||Dr Oonagh Lawrie
Tel: (0131) 536 3974
|Course secretary||Miss Jennifer Allison
Tel: 0131 536 3975
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