DENT6887 Prosthodontics Theory II (Part 1)

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)

If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.

AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online.
Content
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.
Outcomes
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.
Assessment
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)
Dr Poh Hun Loh
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
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