Removable Partial Dentures II

Course Information
TitleΜΕΡΙΚΕΣ ΟΔΟΝΤΟΣΤΟΙΧΙΕΣ ΙΙ / Removable Partial Dentures II
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorEleni Kotsiomyti
Course ID240000648

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Dentistry (2010-today)

Registered students: 133
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course632

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours1
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
By the completion of the course the students must be able to: • Recognize the consequences of partial edentulism and understand the subjective needs and objective demands of the patient relating to it. • Assess the cost and benefit of the rehabilitation with removable partial dentures and be aware of the prognosis and complications. • Know the procedures for collecting the necessary diagnostic material, as well as the criteria for its assessment. • Elaborate a complete treatment plan with removable partial dentures, properly appreciating the mechanical, biological and aesthetic data. • Describe the successive clinical and laboratory procedures that lead to the implementation of the prosthodontic treatment plan, as well as the follow-up protocol. • Be aware of the indications and advantages of the alternative design approaches and of the various construction techniques.
General Competences
  • Make decisions
  • Design and manage projects
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
i. Assessment of the partially edentulous patient according the clinical, radiological and functional data and in agreement with the subjective needs, expectations and priorities of the patient. Collection of diagnostic material, evaluation of patient’s needs and demands, study of the case, elaboration of treatment plan. Contemporary principles of partial denture design. ii. Advantages, disadvantages, limitations and consequences of the treatment modalities applicable for the prosthodontic rehabilitation of partial edentulism. Cost-efficiency aspects of the prosthodontic treatment with removable partial dentures. Survival, technical and biological complications. iii. Clinical and laboratory construction procedures for removable partial dentures: Preparation of mouth and modification of the crown of abutment teeth, impression making, construction and try-in of metal framework, maxillomandibular relations records, denture try-in and finishing. Alternative construction methods for optimum efficiency. Follow-up protocol and long-term maintenance.
removable partial denture, partially edentulous, prosthodontic rehabilitation
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • e-book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
Reading Assigment120.5
Student Assessment
Students' assessment is estimated by the presence and participation in the lectures (10%), the writting and presentation of optional project (10%), and the in the written final examination (80%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Α. Σοφού. Κινητές Μερικές Οδοντοστοιχίες, Φωτοτυπωτική, 2007 Π. Δημητρίου, Α. Ζήσης, Γ. Πολυζώης, Γ. Σταυράκης. Κινητή Προσθετική – Μερικές Οδοντοστοιχίες, Μπονισέλ, 2008 Ε. Κωτσιομύτη, Ι. Εμμανουήλ, Α. Πισιώτης. Προσθετική αποκατάσταση με Κινητές Μερικές Οδοντοστοιχίες
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