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DENT6372: Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics 1

This unit provides further advanced clinical training at the postgraduate level in clinical fixed and removable prosthodontics. Continued case identification, diagnosis, multidisciplinary treatment planning and initial phase management and conformative rehabilitation. Candidates are required to plan and complete laboratory procedures using conventional and CAD CAM protocols. Students may be required to attend classes at multiple locations.

Code DENT6372
Academic unit Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Credit points 6
DENT6386 and DENT6389 and DENT6010
Assumed knowledge:
Knowledge of fixed and removable prosthodontics to the certificate level of a first-year prosthodontic registrar

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

  • LO1. Demonstrate understanding and competence in patient evaluation, gathering of relevant data for risk assessment, treatment planning, diagnosis and treatment sequencing for straightforward and advanced uni- and multi-disciplinary cases requiring prosthodontic rehabilitation.
  • LO2. Demonstrate understanding and competence in the provision of complex amalgam and resin restorations as well as all intracoronal and extracoronal tooth preparations for direct and indirect restorations using conventional analogue and digital workflow
  • LO3. Demonstrate understanding as well as clinical and laboratory competence in conformative, straightforward and advanced diagnosis and clinical rehabilitation of the dentate, edentulous and partially edentulous patient with fixed and removable prostheses using conventional analogue and CAD CAM workflows
  • LO4. Demonstrate understanding and competence in the manipulation and assembly of surgical and restorative implant componentry
  • LO5. Demonstrate intercollegial communication skills and efficiency, respectful and informative communication skills with patients to facilitate treatment decisions and eliciting genuine informed consent.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.