DENT6887 Prosthodontics Theory II (Part 1)

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
This is the second-year theory unit in Prosthodontics for the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry course. Parts 1 and 2 must be completed to fulfil the requirements of the unit. The unit is a continuation of the first-year unit Prosthodontics Theory I and consists of seminars on the theoretical aspects of prosthodontics. Topics covered increase in complexity throughout the unit. The material covered depends on the needs of the individual student, the work previously performed in the course, the clinical needs of patients being treated by the student, and the relevance to current literature in prosthodontics. Content is delivered through prescribed readings, seminars, tutorials, discussions and student presentations. Topics covered include fixed prosthodontics, oral implantology 1, periodontics-prosthodontics interdisciplinary management of dentition, periodontics-prosthodontics interdisciplinary management of implants.
Students are able to (1) describe the biomechanical, technical characteristics and osseointegration properties of various types of implants used in dental practice; (2) use the clinical and therapeutic methods to establish a correct diagnosis and formulate proper treatment planning for replacement of missing teeth with dental implants; (3) discuss the periodontal issues in fixed and removable prosthodontics and their interdisciplinary management; (4) describe the interdisciplinary management of clinical and technical procedures involved in replacement of missing teeth with dental implants; and (5) describe the pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of biologic implant complications and their interdisciplinary management.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written examination; (2) oral presentation/direct observation of presentation supervision (DOPS) (Failed component); and (3) supervised experiential learning (SEL) (Failed component). 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 presentation/direct observation of presentation supervision (DOPS) (Failed component) and supervised experiential learning (SEL) (Failed component) components.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Bob Hotinski
Unit rules
Bachelor of Dental Science, Doctor of Dental Medicine of this University
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
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
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