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Removable Prosthodontics Technology

  • Course Code :
    PROS 311
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Faculty of Oral & Dental Medicine

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Area of Study :

• This course is designed to familiarize the students with instruments, materials and laboratory procedures and techniques used for removable prosthodontics. • The laboratory and clinical procedures will be taught and their interdependence stressed. • The student will study the complete denture components and principles of complete denture design.

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Removable Prosthodontics Technology

understanding complete denture Definition and terminology, anatomy and physiology in relation to complete denture construction, impression trays and impression techniques, relief and postdam, occlusion blocks, retention and stability, maxillomandibular relation, facebow and articulator, teeth selection and waxing up, denture processing and relining, rebasing and repair.

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Removable Prosthodontics Technology

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Describe the anatomy and physiology of the oral cavity
2- Define different steps for complete denture construction
3- Explain various mandibular movements
4- Identify various types of impression trays
5- Define retention and stability.
6- Define relief and posterior palatal seal
7- Define jaw relations
8- List types of face bows and articulators
9- List various of artificial teeth.
10- Define balanced occlusion
11- List steps of denture processing
12- Describe remounting , repair , relining , and rebasing of dentures

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Interpret normal and abnormal edentulous anatomy and its relationship to
2- Assess the typical problems that can occur during complete denture
3- Make decisions regarding common technical discrepancies and faults

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Manipulate the dental materials necessary to fabricate a complete denture
2- Use various instrument used in fabrication of complete dentures
3- Perform the laboratory steps required to fabricate a complete denture
4- Perform Repair for complete dentures

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Demonstrate appropriate professional attitudes and behavior in dealing
2- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with other health

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Removable Prosthodontics Technology

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Steps of complete denture construction, anatomy and physiology 5 Introduction + Steps of complete denture construct
Impression trays and techniques 5 Extra oral Landmarks
3. Retention and stability relief and posterior palatal seal 5 Intra oral Landmarks
TMJ and mandibular movements 5 Impression + Trays
Jaw relation record 5 Relief + Post dam
Occlusion blocks. 5 Retention + Stability + first mid term
Mandibular movements face bow, Articulators 5 Jaw relation + occlusion blocks
Selection of artificial teeth arrangement, artificial balanced occlusion. 5 Mandibular movements
Waxing up and processing remounting of dentures, repair, relining and rebasing 5 Articulators + Face bow

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Removable Prosthodontics Technology

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures
Laboratory training
Requirements
Demonstration
E-Learning
PBL

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Removable Prosthodontics Technology

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Removable Prosthodontics Technology

Books:

Book Author Publisher
McCracken's Removable Partial Prosthodontics Alan B. Carr Elsevier
Prosthodontic Treatment for Edentulous Patients Zab Bolender Mosby

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