FIXED PROSTHODONTICS

DEN4FPR

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will be introduced to the principles of fixed prosthodontics via a series of lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions. These new skills will then be transferred to the treatment of patients on clinic. The subject will be delivered in Bendigo over a four-week intensive period, culminating in both written and practical assessments.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Goode

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites DEN3ICP and DEN3RID

Co-requisites DEN4CDP and DEN4DTH

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Devise a series of steps involving examination, radiography and diagnostic skills to enable fixed prosthodontics to be incorporated into comprehensive treatment planning.

Activities:
Written paper.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)

02. Rationalise, and apply, the principles of tooth preparation for indirect restorations, both full and partial coverage.

Activities:
Written paper and practical test.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

03. Explain the principles underlying the management of soft tissue when taking impressions for fixed prosthodontics.

Activities:
Written paper.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)

04. Interpret the rationale for the selection of materials used in fixed prosthodontics, particularly alloys, ceramics, impression materials, luting agents and provisionals.

Activities:
Written paper.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

05. Formulate a set of criteria that may be used to help restore an endodontically treated tooth.

Activities:
Written paper.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Writing (Writing)

06. Discuss the concepts of occlusion and occlusal form and how they relate to diagnosis and treatment planning.

Activities:
Written paper.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

07. Demonstrate knowledge of the design and laboratory procedures used in the production of crowns and bridges and how we, as clinicians, impact on their outcome.

Activities:
Written paper.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Communication (Communication)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)

08. Appraise, criticise or justify the findings from a short literature review on a topic to be allocated in Dilemmas in Fixed Prosthodontics.

Activities:
Group presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)

09. Produce diagnostic casts, mounted with inter-occlusal records.

Activities:
Practical test.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Week 05-50, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Goode

Class requirements

Practical
One 2.5 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"15 x 2.25hrs self-directed practice laboratory sessions"

Lecture
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.
"16 x 2hour lectures"

Lecture
Two 3.5 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.
"2 x 3.5 hour lectures"

Laboratory Class
One 2.5 hours laboratory class other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"15 x 2.25hrs guided laboratory sessions"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word written paperHurdle requirement40 01, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
one practical test in laboratory at end of year (equivalent to 2,000 words)Hurdle requirement60 02