FIXED PROSTHODONTICS

DEN4FPR

2016

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

Activities:
Written paper and practical test.
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03. Explain the principles underlying the management of soft tissue when taking impressions for fixed prosthodontics.

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

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

Activities:
Written paper.
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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.
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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.
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09. Produce diagnostic casts, mounted with inter-occlusal records.

Activities:
Practical test.
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Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, 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 requirement30 01, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
practical tests in laboratory to assess mounting casts and tooth prep(equivalent to 2,000 words)Hurdle requirement60 02, 09
20 min recorded presentation on the short literature review - Dilemmas in Fixed ProsthodonticsNo10 08