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Implant Dentistry

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

Course Overview

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain knowledge in implant dentistry to aid the development of their competency in managing the restoration of partial or complete edentulism using implant procedures. The preclinical and didactic portions of the course are designed to prepare students for the core of the clinical implant dentistry education curriculum at the UW School of Dentistry. The clinical activity will be directed by the Department of Restorative Dentistry and will operate as part of the comprehensive care system.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Discuss the history of implantology.
2. Explain the basic science of osseointegration.
3. Manage patient selection, treatment planning, and the restorative phase of the implant treatment.
4. Restore implants with single-unit restorations and overdentures using the correct components and managing the clinical procedures.
5. Explain surgical considerations for the partially and fully edentulous patient.
6. Explain the surgical placement and restorative procedures step-by-step.
7. Explain the surgical and prosthetic complications of implants.
8. Restore a single-tooth implant in the laboratory.

UWSOD Competencies: C-01, C-10, C-03, C-12, C-13, C-31, C-17, C-14, C-24, C-25, C-26, C-19, C-20, C-21, CE-05

Date last updated: 2024-01-03