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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 Introduction to dental clinical photography (DENT11154) AND Oral health assessment and Diagnosis (DENT11157) AND Treatment planning (DENT11153) AND Prevention and management of dental caries (DENT11155) AND Assessment and management of the occlusion (DENT11156) AND Endodontics in Primary Dental Care (DENT11109) AND Periodontal Management in Primary Dental Care (DENT11110) AND Indirect Restoration (DENT11111)
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, 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
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Critically evaluate the treatment planning dilemmas associated with restoring patients with missing teeth and apply to clinical scenarios.
  2. Analyse the importance of communication in patient-led plans for treatment and be able to demonstrate the discussion of treatment options.
  3. Demonstrate the technical understanding of an appropriate design for a partial denture and critically analyse methods for communicating this design to dental team members.
  4. Critically evaluate the assessment of patients for dental implants and develop a process for planning the prosthodontic stages of treatment.
  5. Apply the principles of self-evaluation in restorative procedures recognising personal skill limitations and demonstrate this in a written reflective account of progress within this course of study.
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
Course organiserDr Oonagh Lawrie
Tel: (0131) 536 3974
Course secretaryMiss Jennifer Allison
Tel: (0131) 536 3975
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