Dental Curriculum Threads

Fixed Prosthodontics 2

Course Director: Xavier Lepe
Credits: 4
Quarters/Yr of Program: Winter / 2

Course Overview

Students learn about restoring endodontically treated teeth; preparing complete ceramic crowns, multiple abutment teeth for fixed prostheses, and partial veneer crowns for single or multiple unit prostheses; selecting rigid and non-rigid connectors in fixed prostheses; and treatment planning for fixed prostheses. Lectures integrate Fixed Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics, Laboratory and Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics, and Material Science.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Define the various procedures and steps used for the restoration of endodontically treated teeth.
2. Properly design, prepare, and restore four endodontically treated teeth using a variety of post and core systems including: a custom cast post and a preformed cast post, both with cast cores; a preformed glass fiber post and a stainless-steel post, both with composite cores; as well as making an impression for an indirect custom cast post and core
3. Properly fabricate a provisional restoration for an anterior endodontically treated tooth using a temporary post.
4. Define the procedures for multiple tooth preparations for a fixed partial denture.
5. Describe and demonstrate the use of dental materials used in the fabrication of multiple unit provisional restorations and complete veneer metal restorations for fixed partial dentures.
6. Properly prepare two posterior abutments for CVGC retainers of a three-unit fixed partial denture replacing a single molar tooth, fabricate an appropriate provisional restoration, obtain an impression, a working cast, a bite registration and complete selected laboratory procedures.
7. Define the procedures for a partial veneer crown preparation on a posterior tooth.
8. Properly prepare a posterior tooth for a partial veneer crown restoration.
9. Define the procedures for the tooth preparation of a complete ceramic crown.
10. Properly prepare one anterior tooth and one posterior tooth for complete ceramic crowns.
11. Properly prepare two posterior abutment teeth for a metal ceramic fixed partial denture.

UWSOD Competencies: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 14

Date last updated: 2018-02-12