DL 115 - Complete Denture Technique I
Credit Hours: 1
Study of the fabrication of complete dentures.Theoretical concepts include methods for the construction of acrylic base plates and occlusion rims, and mounting casts using both the face-bow and arbitrary method. Demonstrations for the arrangements of teeth for complete maxillary and mandibular dentures on an semi-adjustable articulator and simple denture repair.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge and use of the semi-adjustable articulators;
- apply this knowledge of the semi-adjustable articulators in arrangement of various degrees of posterior teeth such as rational to 33 degree posteriors;
- simulate masticatory functions using the semi-adjustable articulator such as protrusive check bite, left and right lateral excursion, etc.; and
- demonstrate how to fabricate a functional denture that has appealing esthetic value.
Concurrent Registration: DL 116