UW School of Dentistry


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Fixed Prosthodontics 1

Course Director: Xavier Lepe
Credits: 2
Quarters/Yr of Program: Autumn / 2

Course Overview

This course introduces indirect complete coverage restorations.  Students learn principles of fixed prosthodontics for the restoration of damaged tooth surfaces with metal and/or esthetic veneer single tooth restorations, and the dental materials used. Lectures and reading, preclinical experiences and projects emphasize the various designs of single tooth preparation and restoration.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Describe the procedures for tooth preparation for single crowns
2. Demonstrate how to properly prepare teeth to receive single crowns
3. Describe the procedures for the fabrication of single crowns
4. Demonstrate how to properly fabricate direct single unit provisional crowns
5. Demonstrate how to properly fabricate indirect single unit metal crowns
6. Describe and demonstrate the use of dental materials used in the fabrication of single unit provisional crowns and metal crowns.

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

Date last updated: 2018-01-22