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DENT6395: Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 2B

This unit provides advanced didactic training at the postgraduate level in advanced fixed and removable prosthodontics. Development of knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis and synthesis of information on advanced prosthodontics via tutorials, journal discussions, self directed study, seminar preparation and delivery. Students may be required to attend classes at multiple locations.

Code DENT6395
Academic unit Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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DENT6391
Corequisites:
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DENT6394 and DENT6396 and DENT6012
Prohibitions:
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physical and/or mental impairments jeopardizing performance of safe clinical dentistry and safety/health of patients and staff.
Assumed knowledge:
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Knowledge beyond that expected of a first-year prosthodontic registrar

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

  • LO1. understand and be capable of informed discrimination when evaluating the merits of conflicting philosophies with regard to the biological and physical rationale for the occlusal, clinical and laboratory procedures employed in the diagnosis, construction and delivery of different types of prostheses for the patient with advanced prosthodontic needs.
  • LO2. demonstrate detailed knowledge in endodontics, involving diagnosis of endodontic status, prognosis, the endodontic-periodontal relationship, evaluation of endodontic success and current concepts in endodontic treatment
  • LO3. demonstrate a detailed knowledge of biomaterials expected of a specialist prosthodontist including, but limited to those used in oral rehabilitation, endodontics, periodontics and maxillofacial surgery
  • LO4. demonstrate a detailed knowledge of orthodontics required of a specialist in prosthodontics in order to manage interdisciplinary straightforward and complex orthodontic-prosthodontic cases in children and adults.
  • LO5. demonstrate detailed knowledge in use of surgical periodontology techniques required of a specialist in prosthodontics including but not limited to the relationship between periodontal health and prosthodontic treatment, crown lengthening, hemi-section and peri-implant tissue management.
  • LO6. demonstrate detailed understanding of the importance of maintenance and the management of complications in relation to fixed and removable prosthodontics
  • LO7. demonstrate a working knowledge of dento-legal ethics and regulatory law expected of a specialist in prosthodontics

Unit outlines

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