Removable Denture (partial and total)

A.Y. 2021/2022
Overall hours
Learning objectives
- provide a picture of the various rehabilitation alternatives in the prosthetic field with the help of a wide clinical series;
- illustrate the digital workflows for the construction of prosthetic products in cad-cam;
Expected learning outcomes
the student must be able to know and illustrate the various therapeutic alternatives by using the various methods available to the clinician.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

More specific information on the delivery modes of training activities for academic year 2021/22 will be provided over the coming months, based on the evolution of the public health situation.
Course syllabus
The extra-oral examination and hard and soft tissue examination of the oral cavity
Principles for the formulation of a definitive treatment plan
Criteria for choosing the rehabilitations alternatives in fixed prostheses
Characteristics of the different dental preparations
Clinical criteria for the positioning of the prosthetic margins
Short and long term provisional prostheses. Timing and techniques
The relief of information in the complex fixed prosthesis
Materials available for taking the impression
Retraction methods of the gingival margins
Techniques for the detection of occlusion
Relief of the facial arch
Fixing cements in fixed prostheses
Stages of preparation of a complex fixed prosthesis
Precision verification techniques in complex fixed prostheses
Maintenance procedures for a fixed prosthesis
Analog and digital work-flows for the construction of fixed prosthesis
Clinical steps for the execution of a complex fixed prosthesis
Prerequisites for admission
The student must have knowledge of the various methods of preparing a dental element for the execution of crowns with complete covering, of the various clinical phases necessary for obtaining them, of the different materials used in fixed prostheses and the workflows and digital procedures for the construction of the dental prostheses.
Teaching methods
The course is mainly divided into lectures and teaching for problem solving
Teaching Resources
"Corone e ponti" Collana Atlanti di Odontostomatologia N.P. Lang, B. Siegrest Guldener. Masson Editrice.
"Precisione e contorno nella ricostruzione protesica" M. Martignoni, A. Schonenberg. Quintessenza Biblioteca.
"Fondamenti di Protesi fissa" H. Shillingburg Quintessenza edizioni
Assessment methods and Criteria
The exam consists of a written test with three open-ended questions and only one multiple choice question (with 5 possible independent answers, each could be true/ false) that will only apply to obtaining honors.
The exam will focus on verifying the specific knowledge acquired relating to the teaching objectives of the course. Students must register for the SIFA appeal and the exam dates will be communicated to the first lesson of the course. The test will last an hour and the mark will be expressed in thirtieths. There are 8 exam sessions per academic year.
The test result will be recorded on the SIFA report.
MED/28 - ORAL DISEASES AND DENTISTRY - University credits: 5
Lessons: 30 hours
Practicals - Exercises: 50 hours
Professors: Re Santo, Romeo Eugenio
Polo San Paolo
Professors: Romeo Eugenio, Storelli Stefano
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