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DENT6399: Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 3B

This unit provides advanced didactic training at the highest 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 DENT6399
Academic unit Discipline of Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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DENT6395
Corequisites:
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DENT6398 and DENT6013 and DENT6400
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 in prosthodontics to the level of that required of a senior 2nd year registrar

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

  • LO1. appraise and argue when evaluating the merits of conflicting philosophies with regard to the diagnosis, management and maintenance of the prosthodontic patient and the rationale for the clinical and laboratory procedures employed in the construction of different types of restorations and prostheses.
  • LO2. describe the relevance of prognosis, patient related treatment outcomes and maintenance for the prosthodontic patient
  • LO3. appraise, argue and defend the theoretical knowledge in fixed and removable prosthodontics, including related implant dentistry, required from a board registered specialist.
  • LO4. show competence in scientific and clinical writing for literature review, case reports and collegial communication

Unit outlines

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