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DENT6390: Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 1A

This unit provides advanced training at the postgraduate level in clinical prosthodontics. Students undertake advanced clinical care of patients under supervision. Development of skills in diagnosis, treatment planning; prognosis and management of advanced cases requiring multidisciplinary oral rehabilitative care. The focus of the 2nd year is on the diagnosis, prescription, planning and delivery of the initial phases, preprosthodontic surgical phases of straightforward and advanced cases generally requiring conformative occlusal prosthodontic rehabilitation. Students may be required to attend classes at multiple locations.

Code DENT6390
Academic unit Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Credit points 6
DENT6391 and DENT6392 and DENT6011
Assumed knowledge:
Fixed and removable prosthodontics at least to the level of a first year registrar

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

  • LO1. demonstrate in depth knowledge, understanding and competence patient assessment, treatment planning, management and maintenance of cases requiring fixed implant and tooth supported conformative rehabilitation, as well as patients requiring aesthetic and occlusal reorganisation.
  • LO2. demonstrate understanding and competence in diagnosis, planning, management and maintenance in removable prosthodontics including tooth and implant supported overdentures, overlay dentures and the use of precision attachments.
  • LO3. demonstrate understanding and competence in the diagnosis and management of straightforward and advanced endodontics
  • LO4. demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the management of the prosthodontic/periodontic as well as orthodontic/prosthodontic interdisciplinary diagnosis, treatment planning and management.
  • LO5. evaluate the alternative procedures available for the provision of a prosthodontic service, based on appropriate technology for communities with different socio-economic resources as well as the patient with special needs
  • LO6. demonstrate understanding and competence in the surgical and restorative techniques required for implant placement
  • LO7. demonstrate understanding and competence in the diagnosis, treatment planning, management and maintenance of the gerodontic patient.

Unit outlines

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