DENT5633 Removable Prosthodontics
- 6 points
|Not available in 2020||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the clinical and technical aspects of complete and partial removable denture.
- Students are able to (1) demonstrate an understanding of the anatomy as it relates to the design of removable prosthodontics; (2) discuss relevant aspects of the materials used, including impression materials, waxes, stones, acrylics and metals; (3) demonstrate knowledge of the basic sciences as applied to the diagnosis of various clinical problems; (4) demonstrate knowledge of components of removable prostheses including function, design and surgical preparation; and (5) demonstrate skills in the examination, diagnosis, treatment planning, prognosis and treatment of edentulous and partially edentulous patients.
- This comprises a combination of formative and summative methods in the form of a written assessment (40 per cent), final examination (30 per cent) and practical component (30 per cent).
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Kate Dyson
- Unit rules
|Approved quota: 10|
- Contact hours
- 3 hours per week
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
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- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.