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Postgraduate Course: Clinical knowledge 1 (DENT12047)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 12 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryThis course will look in depth at the removal of teeth (extraction, luxation, elevation, and surgical removal), management of complications of the removal of teeth, biopsy techniques. It will also introduce the students to dental implantology and dento-alveolar trauma
Course description This course is designed to ensure that the students have relevant theoretical knowledge of the removal of teeth (extraction, luxation, elevation, and surgical removal), management of complications of the removal of teeth and biopsy techniques. It will also introduce the students to dental implantology and dento-alveolar trauma. This will be delivered in flat space and clinical skills classrooms.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Lecture Hours 50, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 5, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 335 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 50 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Clinical skills/ OSCE-type assessment 50%
Written 50%
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a thorough and working understanding of extraction, luxation, elevation, and surgical removal of teeth.
  2. Describe the management of complications of the removal of teeth with reference to the literature and guidelines as appropriate
  3. Understand the indications for the various oral biopsy techniques.
  4. Understand the indications and initial planning for implantology and critique the relevant literature
  5. Be able to discuss and evaluate contemporaneous management of the various facets of dento-alveolar trauma
Reading List
Peri-implantitis. Part 1-3 A. Alani, M. Kelleher and K. Bishop BRITISH DENTAL JOURNAL VOLUME 2014
Update on guidelines for selecting appropriate patients to receive treatment with dental implants: priorities for the NHS the position after 15 years. A. Alani, K. Bishop, T. Renton and S. Djemal. BDJ 2014
Interventions for replacing missing teeth: different types of dental implants (Review) Cochrane Review Esposito M, Ardebili Y, Worthington HV. 2014
Guidelines for selecting appropriate patients to receive treatment with dental implants. RCS 2012
Effect of crown to implant ratio and implant dimensions on periimplant stress of splinted implant-supported crowns- a finite element analysis. Bayraktar 2013
Tooth extraction. A practical guide. Robinson P. 2000, John Wright
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery an objective-based textbook. 2nd ed, 2007 Edited by Pedlar J and Frame JW, published by Elsevier Science
Fracture resistance of titanium and zirconia abutments An in vitro study. Foong et al 2013
Splinting teeth Andreasen1975, Nasjletiet al 1982, Kristerson& Andreasen1983, Mandel & Viidik1989 Hinkfuss& BrearleyMesser 2009
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Development of critical awareness of current issues in the subject matter, to which the student can apply a range of standard and specialised research methods. Development of skills of critically reviewing, consolidating and extending knowledge, skills and thinking in extraction, luxation, elevation, and surgical removal of teeth), management of complications of the removal of teeth, biopsy techniques, dental implantology and dento-alveolar trauma, ionising radiation regulations, radiographic prescriptions and interpretation
KeywordsOral biopsy,Dental implantology Dento-alveolar trauma,Radiology,Clinical imaging
Contacts
Course organiserDr Julie Burke
Tel: (0131) 536 3972
Email: jburke2@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3982
Email: Anna.Atluri@ed.ac.uk
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