Dental Curriculum Threads

Operative Dentistry 5

Course Director: Yen-Wei Chen & Alireza Sadr
Credits: 3
Quarters/Yr of Program: Spring / 2

Course Overview

Introduces processes of restoring damaged tooth structure to proper form, function, and esthetics. Emphasis on basic principles of cavity preparation for proper coverage direct and indirect restorations. Considerations include restorative treatment planning, proper selection of restorative materials and applications of CAD/CAM technology. Following demonstration of competence in didactic and practical aspects.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Demonstrate how the principles of surgical cavity preparation are applied under various clinical parameters to ceramic veneer and inlay/onlay restorations.
2. Demonstrate the techniques of composite veneer restorations.
3. Use CAD/CAM technology for ceramic restorations.
4. Write dental laboratory prescriptions
5. Explain surgical techniques in diastema closure.
6. Explain biocompatibility of dental materials.

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

Date last updated: 2018-03-23