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Intended learning outcomes (ILOs)

Knowledge and understanding :

  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the oral cavity
  • Define different steps for complete denture construction
  • Explain various mandibular movements
  • Identify various types of impression trays
  • Define retention and stability
  • Define relief and posterior palatal seals
  • Define jaw relations
  • List types of face bows and articulators
  • List various artificial teeth
  • Define balanced occlusion
  • List steps of denture processing
  • Describe remounting, repair, relining, and rebasing of dentures
  • Classify and diagnose partially endentulous cases
  • Identify forces acting on partial dentures
  • List uses of dental surveyor
  • Define various components of partial dentures
  • Record partial denture design
  • List various types of artificial teeth used for partial dentures
  • Describe laboratory procedures for partial dentures
  • List repairs of partial dentures
  • Define the problem of flat and flabby ridges
  • Define the rational for using the remaining roots and parts of crowns of teeth to help preserve the bone and soft tissues underneath full dentures
  • List an appropriate plan for immediate dentures
  • Record the surgical and prosthodontics considerations involved in using implants to replace missing permanent teeth
  • List congenital and acquired maxillary and mandible defects
  • Define splints, stints, and radiotherapy prosthesis.

Intellectual skills

  • Interpret normal and abnormal edentulous anatomy and their relationship in order to complete denture fabrication
  • Assess the typical problems that can occur during complete denture construction
  • Make decisions regarding common technical discrepancies and faults using appropriate problem solving skills
  • Distinguish partial denture classes
  • Formulate appropriate partial denture designs
  • Compare various partial denture components
  • Make decisions regarding the repairs to partial dentures
  • Interpret and manage normal and abnormal situations of the oral structures
  • Assess the typical problems of mutilated oral tissues
  • Formulate appropriate treatment plan for maxillofacial patients
  • Make decisions regarding suitability of different techniques for different situation

Professional and practical skills:

  • Manipulate the dental materials necessary to fabricate a complete denture
  • Use various instrument used in fabrication of complete dentures
  • Perform the laboratory steps required to fabricate a complete denture
  • Perform repair for complete dentures
  • Demonstrate forces acting on partial dentures
  • Discuss partial denture designs
  • Demonstrate dental cast surveying
  • Perform all laboratory steps required to fabricate partial dentures
  • Discuss all partial denture components
  • Perform special impression techniques to manage flat and flabby ridges
  • Perform mouth preparation, tooth preparation, construction of over-dentures and periodic recall procedures
  • Effectively diagnose and plan the appropriate treatment sequences for a patient who must lose natural dentition
  • Demonstrate the advantages, disadvantages, indications, contraindications, and limitations of dental implants
  • Assess congenital and acquired maxillofacial defects
  • Demonstrate understanding of stints, splints, and radiotherapy prosthesis.