Dental Curriculum Threads

Complete Dentures 2

Course Director: Kavita Shor
Credits: 2
Quarters/Yr of Program: Winter / 2

Course Overview

This is the second of two companion courses in Complete Dentures. The first course, Complete Dentures 1, is presented the preceding autumn quarter. In these two courses, the students learn how to fabricate complete dentures for the edentulous patient.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe and perform the clinical and laboratory steps required to fabricate a complete denture.
  2. Identify normal and abnormal edentulous anatomy and its relationship to complete denture fabrication
  3. Manipulate the dental materials necessary to fabricate complete dentures.
  4. Describe the typical problems that can occur during complete denture construction and, after complete dentures are placed, be able to solve the same.

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

Date last updated: 2019-12-02