DENTPC 560

Dental Curriculum Threads

Operative Dentistry 3

Course Director: Alireza Sadr
Credits: 3
Quarters/Yr of Program: Autumn / 2

Course Overview

DENTPC 560 is lecture-preclinical laboratory course in operative dentistry given to 2nd year pre-doctoral dental students. It is the third of the five Operative Dentistry pre-clinical courses. It builds on and applies the information from DENTPC 530 & 550, and it integrates information from DENTPC 510 Dental Anatomy & 520 Dental Occlusion, as well as DENTPC 523-533 Dental Materials Science 1 -2. The course prepares students for advanced operative topics in DENTPC 570 & 580, and develops clinical skills needed for the third year Operative Clerkship and the 4th year General Practice Clinic.

Learning Objectives

The student who successfully completes this course will be able to:

1. Apply the principles of surgical cavity preparation under various clinical parameters to design conservative class 1,2,3,4, and 5 restorations.
2. Surgically prepare and restore conservative class 1-5 restorations to a clinically acceptable level while maintaining self-health (ergonomics) and within defined time constraints.
3. Accurately self-evaluate their work using the principles of cavity preparation and restoration.
4. Appropriately manipulate and manage composites, bonding agents, glass ionomers, and amalgam.
5. Integrate and apply didactic information, the literature, and clinical information to formulate the most appropriate treatment solutions for a patient case.
6. Function in the pre-clinical environment with good communication, organization, productivity, and professionalism.

UWSOD Competencies: 1, 2, 3, 4, 11, 12, 13, and 14a,b,c,h,m,p,s

Date last updated: 2018-10-04