Nov 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DL 123 - Fixed Prosthodontics Technique I

Credit Hours: 2

Study of all fixed restorative techniques used in dentistry including the construction of inlays, crowns and bridges in the anterior and posterior regions plus the introduction of implantology. The theory of fixed prosthodontics will be explained.

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

  • explain the various clinical and laboratory procedures necessary to fabricate a fixed restoration;
  • list and describe the various types of fixed restorations fabricated in the dental laboratory;
  • name and describe the common types of tooth preparations employed by the dentist;
  • explain the purpose of an individual custom impression tray and construct a clinically acceptable quadrant custom impression tray from a diagnostic cast;
  • list the requirements of an acceptable working cast and list the methods for fabrication from the impression for an accurate cast with removable dies;
  • identify different types of margins;
  • list types of fixed restorations;
  • list classes of inlays and the modification of inlays;
  • describe methods to prevent contamination especially the methods for the control of bloodborne infectious diseases; and
  • demonstrate how to correctly use an infection control station.

Prerequisites: DL 111, DL 112, DL 113, DL 114
Concurrent Registration: DL 124
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