Postgraduate Course: Removable Prosthodontics (DENT12002)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 12 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course will explore the relevant literature that provides the evidence base for the contemporary management of patients requiring removable prostheses. It will review the impact of ageing on the oral structures and treatment approaches that restore or improve function in partially or totally edentate patients; experience will be gained in the clinical management of such patients.
Shortened Dental Arch
The Ageing Patient
Implant Overden 1
Implant Overdent 2
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Written Examination - 1 hour - 70%
Practical Examination - 15 minutes - 20%
Course Work - 10%
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Be able to make accurate diagnoses and design treatment plans that address a range of removable prosthodontics problems.
- Have in-depth knowledge of denture design principles.
- Gain knowledge of the management of an ageing population with dental needs.
- Have knowledge of effects of tooth loss on function and how contemporary approaches may address these challenges.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Krishna Bhatia
Tel: (0131) 536 3976
|Course secretary||Ms Anna Atluri
Tel: (0131) 536 3979