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Unit of study_

DENT5027: Implant Advanced Procedures

This unit aims to provide students at the postgraduate level details of clinical decision-making and evidence-based information on implant advanced procedures. Students will be able to analyse more complex cases including full arch implant supported fixed restorations. The students will also apreciate the ossibility of treatment planning with complex multidisciplinary procedures as well as the use of implants in other maxillofacial applications.

Code DENT5027
Academic unit Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Credit points 6
(DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358
DENT5025 and DENT5026

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

  • LO1. demonstrate knowledge of evidence-based information in relation to implant advanced procedures
  • LO2. recognise the complexity of full arch implant supported fixed restorations
  • LO3. recognise that treatment for full arch fixed restoration is multi-factorial, and the number of implants used will depend upon the situation of the individual patient
  • LO4. demonstrate the incorporation of implant dentistry with other treatment modalities in general practice
  • LO5. analyse complex cases so that solutions can be formulated.
  • LO6. manage medical emergencies and be able to avoid them prior to their occurrence
  • LO7. understand when to refer the patient for medical assessment prior to treatment
  • LO8. recognise the need to treat patients within a hospital environment
  • LO9. understand the need for sedation during surgery and the various modalities

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.