TRAINING - PROSTHESIS

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Code
67240
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
2 credits during the 4th year of 8746 School of Dental Medicine (LM-46) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/28
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (School of Dental Medicine)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Prosthodontics is the branch of Dentistry that deals with the restoration of compromised teeth and with the substitution of missing teeth in partially or totally edentulous patients.

In particular, the Prosthodontics Course in the 4th year of the Degree Course in Dentistry deals with removable partial and complete dentures.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquisition of the theoretical and practical knowledge in order to make a diagnosis in edentulous patients and in order to design and realize a removable partial or total denture.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course the student must:

  • know in depth the intraoral anatomy of the partially and completely edentulous patient and know the limits of dental prostheses
  • be able to realize an alginate impression and dental casts
  • know in depth the materials and methods needed to realize a removable prosthesis
  • be able to diagnose and realize a proper treatment plan including removable prostheses
  • know in detail the various components and the materials used to realize a removable prosthesis
  • be able to apply the knowledge acquired in order to decide the type and the design of the removable prosthesis best suited in a specific clinical situation
  • have acquired a proper terminology in order to be able to identify the various types of prostheses and their components and in order to describe the procedures required to realize a removable prosthesis with a suitable language

 

TEACHING METHODS

Pre-clinical practical exercice carried out using dummies.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • alginate impression
  • realization of dental casts
  • drawing of anatomical limits on the casts
  • realization of a resin baseplate
  • realization of wax rims
  • use of the articulator
  • teeth arrangement
  • finishing of the try-in
  • realization of wire clasps
  • realization of a removable partial prosthesis

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Preti G. Riabilitazione Protesica. UTET

Preti G e Pera P. La protesi parziale rimovibile. PICCIN

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARIA MENINI (President)

PAOLO PESCE (President)

ARMANDO SILVESTRINI BIAVATI (President)

ALESSANDRO UGOLINI (President)

CARLO PESCE

STEFANO BENEDICENTI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Pre-clinical practical exercice carried out using dummies.

LESSONS START

March 2017

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam comprises an interview and the presentation of a written paper including the photographic documentation of the activities carried out during the practice exercises.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Details of the preparation for the exam and of the level of in-depth study will be given during the lessons.

The interview will mainly regard the topics dealt with during the lessons and will evaluate not only the degree of knowledge but also if the student is able to critically analyze clinical problems that may be presented during the exam.

The student will also have to present a written paper including photographic documentation of the activities carried on during the practice exercises.

The student will have to demonstrate to have the capacity to clearly describe a prosthodontic treatment plan using the proper terminology.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Laboratorio
17/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
15/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Laboratorio
15/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale