Postgraduate Course: Dental Materials Science (DENT11148)
|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 will review the basic science and clinical performance of those dental materials and biomaterials commonly utilised in the delivery of prosthodontic treatment. Instruction is in the form of a programme of seminars and lectures.
Properties of biomaterials
Dental composite resin
High strength ceramics
Provisional Restorative materials
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Written Examination - 1 hour - 100%
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand the properties of materials used in the prosthodontic management of patients.
- Have knowledge of Commonly Utilised Laboratory Tests.
- Demonstrate Knowledge of Laboratory-based, study designs in the field of materials used in prosthodontics.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Dental materials,prosthodontics,biomaterials,properties,clinical performance,laboratory testing.
|Course organiser||Dr Krishna Bhatia
Tel: (0131) 536 3976
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3982
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