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Predoctoral Course Catalog

RESD 663

Conservative Cast Gold – Selective

Course Directors: Tucker, Otterholt (Contact: Betty Low)
Selective # of Credits: 1
Quarters/Yr of Program: Autumn, Winter / 4

Course Overview

This course introduces and refines new concepts, techniques and philosophies of Operative Dentistry through the use of conservative cast gold restorations. The goal is to raise the student’s critical thinking ability and increase their clinical skill set as related to the design and preparation of indirect restorations.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Diagnose and design indirect cast gold preparations and restorations
  2. Demonstrate proficiency with rubber dam isolation
  3. Prepare conservative cast gold restorations, and have a knowledge of preparation variations
  4. Obtain a clear and accurate impression
  5. Design and place specific single tooth provisional restorations
  6. Evaluate castings fabricated by dental laboratories for contour, contacts, anatomy, and fit
  7. Fit, finish and troubleshoot cast gold restorations

Date last updated: 2020-03-06