Jan 19, 2021  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DL 260 - Dental Implantology

Credit Hours: 2

Didactic instruction and clinical application of the fundamentals of dental implants. The purpose of implants, metal selection, osseointegration, surgical techniques, prognosis and cost are some of the topics that will be presented. The advantages and disadvantages of several implant systems available will be discussed.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • select pertinent material for construction of implants;
  • distinguish between biocompatibility of various metals;
  • discuss different technical approaches;
  • choose relevant equipment;
  • list various surgical procedures;
  • prepare models for implant cases;
  • determine fixtures to be used during construction of implant cases;
  • discuss aesthetics;
  • construct an overdenture bar with attachments;
  • fabricate surgical stents;
  • discuss reline and repair implant cases; and
  • wax and cast UCLA type restorations.

Prerequisites: DL 111, DL 233, DL 234
Concurrent Registration: DL 243, DL 244, DL 245, DL 246
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