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DENT5023: Implant Clinical Procedures 1

This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on clinical procedures for oral implant care.

Code DENT5023
Academic unit Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Credit points 6
(DENT5020 and DENT5021 and DENT5022) or DENT5357

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate emerging skill and knowledge in decision-making in relation to implant clinical procedures
  • LO2. perform prosthodontic procedures to achieve long-term success
  • LO3. determine the loading protocol using implant stability
  • LO4. demonstrate knowledge of flap designs used for implant surgery
  • LO5. determine if adequate keratinised mucosa is present
  • LO6. manipulate and graft the soft tissue to achieve long-term stability and aesthetic outcomes
  • LO7. adequately prescribe the prosthetic reconstruction dependent on the position of the implants and the type of restoration
  • LO8. understand when a separate abutment must be used in the prosthesis
  • LO9. understand when prosthesis can be attached directly to the fixture
  • LO10. demonstrate knowledge of the biology of extraction socket healing
  • LO11. provide selection and determination of need for ridge preservation procedures after extractions, and the possible complications
  • LO12. recognise the possible complications associated with restorations.
  • LO13. demonstrate knowledge of various impression materials used for implant impressions
  • LO14. perform impressions for single and multi unit implant restorations
  • LO15. decide on the use of splinted copings and the evidence behind various techniques
  • LO16. recognise the need to perform self audits on implant cases
  • LO17. analyse data for auditing purposes and recording of complications

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