UW School of Dentistry


Dental Curriculum Threads

Implant Dentistry

Course Director: Mats Kronstrom
Credits: 2
Quarters/Yr of Program: Spring / 2

Course Overview

Students will learn the basic science of osseointegration, and be able to manage the restorative phase of the partially and completely edentulous patient. Students will learn to use implant components, computer software for the planning and placement of the implants and to restore a single tooth implant in the laboratory.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify subjects who are suitable for dental implant treatment
  2. Prepare a suitable treatment plan for partially and completely edentulous subjects who are candidates for dental implant therapy
  3. Prepare for and fabricate guides for surgical implant placement
  4. Assist at surgical implant placement sessions
  5. Fabricate provisional implant restorations
  6. Make impressions for fixed and removable implant prostheses
  7. Perform all restorative phases of the fixed and removable implant prosthodontics treatment
  8. Be familiar with digital technology used for treatment planning and surgical implant placement

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

Date last updated: 2016-04-01