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
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Critically evaluate the treatment planning dilemmas associated with restoring patients with missing teeth and apply to clinical scenarios.
- Analyse the importance of communication in patient-led plans for treatment and be able to demonstrate the discussion of treatment options.
- Demonstrate the technical understanding of an appropriate design for a partial denture and critically analyse methods for communicating this design to dental team members.
- Critically evaluate the assessment of patients for dental implants and develop a process for planning the prosthodontic stages of treatment.
- 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.
|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