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Fixed Prosthodontics 1

Course Director: Yen-Wei Chen
Credits: 2
Quarters/Yr of Program: Autumn / 2

Course Overview

This preclinical fixed prosthodontics course introduces indirect complete-coverage restorations. It combines the disciplines of fixed prosthodontics and periodontics and connects laboratory and clinical fixed prosthodontics content with material science information. Lectures and reading references establish a foundation in terminology, principles of tooth preparation, clinical procedures relevant to this preclinical course, and laboratory technology. Preclinical technical experience is provided in tooth preparation, provisional restoration, and fabrication of crown designs.

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. Describe the use of dental materials required in the fabrication of single-unit provisional crowns and metal crowns.
6. Demonstrate the use of dental materials used in the fabrication of single-unit provisional crowns and metal crowns.

UWSOD Competencies: C-01, C-02, C-03, C-10, C-15, C-19, C-20, C-21

Date last updated: 2023-09-27