DENT5633 Removable Prosthodontics

6 points
Not available in 2020UWA (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
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