DENT6884 Prosthodontics Theory I Part 2

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1Oral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
Semester 2Oral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
Content
This is the first-year theory unit in Prosthodontics for the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry course. Parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfill the requirements of the unit. This unit is delivered through prescribed readings, seminars, tutorials, discussions and student presentations. Topics covered include fixed prosthodontics, dento-facial aesthetics, occlusion, removable partial dentures and complete dentures.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) describe the clinical and technical procedures involved in indirect coronal restorations and fixed partial dentures; (2) describe the emerging technologies used for indirect restorations and their clinical applications; (3) discuss the biomaterials used for clinical and technical steps in removable prosthetics; (4) present, discuss and execute the technical steps required for manufacturing removable prosthetics; and (5) use the clinical and therapeutic methods to establish a correct diagnosis and formulate proper treatment planning for restoring dentition with removable prosthetics.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assessment; (2) oral viva (Fail component); and (3) supervised Experential Learning (SEL). Further information is available in the unit outline.

To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the oral viva (Fail component) component.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Bob Hotinski
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University
or
equivalent; a pass in the primary examination of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons; and at least two years of full-time equivalent experience in general practice
Co-requisites:
Students are required to be registered with AHPRA for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).
Contact hours
contact hours: 79; assessment hours: 4; self-directed learning: 67 hours
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Semester 2_2019 [SEM-2_2019]
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