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Complete Dentures 1

Course Director: Kavita Shor
Credits: 3
Quarters/Yr of Program: Summer / 2

Course Overview

This is the first of two companion courses in complete dentures. The second course, DENTPC 572 Complete Dentures 2, is a fall-quarter course. In both these courses, students learn the laboratory and clinical steps in the fabrication of complete dentures for edentulous patients.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Perform the clinical and laboratory steps required to fabricate a complete denture.
2. Identify normal and abnormal edentulous anatomy and its relationship to complete denture fabrication.
3. Manipulate the dental materials necessary to fabricate complete dentures.
4. Solve typical problems that occur during complete denture construction and after placement.

UWSOD Competencies: C-10, C-12, C-14, C-19, C-20, C-21, C-24, C-28, CE-02

Date last updated: 2023-07-05