Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 112 (indicative) |
Total Time Commitment:
112 contact hours (indicative), 32 non-contact hours (indicative)
Successful completion of all 1st Year DDS subjects.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Melbourne Dental School
4th floor, 720 Swanston Street
Telephone: +61 3 9341 1500
This subject is comprised of two separate components of the oral rehabilitation of hard tissues and missing teeth.
The first component is a continuation of pre-clinical conservative dentistry commenced in Preclinical Dental Practice 2. Topics will include: restorative management of teeth having lost extensive amounts of tooth structure, including the concept of the life cycle of a restoration and longevity of restorations; methods of designing and placing complex restorations based on basic principles including design of a restoration to prevent further loss of tooth structure; the method of auxiliary retention for restorations and continuation of the use and selection of appropriate materials.
The second component of this subject covers removable prosthodontics for the replacement of missing teeth. Topics will include a brief review of the anatomical changes associated with the loss of teeth and supporting alveolar bone; the process of design and construction of removable partial prostheses to replace missing teeth. Students will also learn the process of planning treatment for patients requiring a removable prosthesis; the materials used for obtaining records of the oral cavity, the process of recording jaw relations and construction of a removable prosthesis; and the basic principles of root canal treatment of teeth and restoration of missing teeth with fixed prostheses.
On completion of this subject the student should:
Banerjee A and Watson TF 2011 Pickard's Manual of Operative Dentistry 9th ed, Oxford University Press
Carr AB and Brown DT 2010 McCracken's Removable Partial Prosthodontics 12th ed, Mosby
Coluzzi DJ, Convissar RA 2007 Atlas of laser applications in dentistry, Quintessence Publishing
Davenport JC et al 2000-2001 Clinical Guide to Removable Partial Dentures (series of articles in the British Dental Journal)
Schwartz RS, Summit JB and Robbins JW 2003 Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry. A Contemporary Approach 3rd ed, Quintessence
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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