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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Clinical Sciences : Dentistry

Postgraduate Course: Restoration of the Endentulous space (DENT11112)

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 Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis 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 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) AND Occlusal management of the restored natural dentition (DENT11108) AND Endodontics in Primary Dental Care (DENT11109) AND Periodontal Management in Primary Dental Care (DENT11110) AND
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: 100 ( 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 75 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Contribution to discussion boards 5%
E portfolio 5%
Clinical case report 60%
Reflective account 30%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
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.
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
KeywordsMissing teeth,fixed prostheses,removable prostheses,bridgework,tooth preparation,implants
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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