Postgraduate Course: Restoration of the Endentulous space (DENT11112)
|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||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.
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 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
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Contribution to discussion boards 5%
E portfolio 5%
Clinical case report 60%
Reflective account 30%
|No Exam Information
| 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.
|Available on the VLE as links to the University of Edinburgh library|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Computer specification to enable participation
|Keywords||Missing teeth,fixed prostheses,removable prostheses,bridgework,tooth preparation,implants
|Course organiser||Dr Oonagh Lawrie
Tel: (0131) 536 3974
|Course secretary||Miss Jennifer Allison
Tel: 0131 536 3975
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