Complex Removable Prosthodontics (Winter Semester)
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to know at a dianosis and treatment planning level as well as at a clinical and laboratory level the prerequisits of the construction of complex removable prostheses such as immediate complete dentures, tooth supported complete overdentures,combination of fixed and removable partial dentures utilizing precision and semiprecision attachments and removable implant retained/supported prostheses such as two implant retained mandibular overdentures,three or four implant supported maxillary and mandibular overdentures and fixed detachable implant supported prostheses.
Geriatric Prosthodontics (Spring Semester)
Upon completion of this course the student is able to differentiate a geriatric patient from the adult population and also various treatment modalities in order to apply the best suitable treatment plan and management to these patients.
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course is devided in two parts one for each semester.The Winter Semester (9th Semester)is about the Complex Removable Prosthodontics with responsible faculty member Prof. Argirios Pissiotis and the Spring Semester (1oth Semester)which is about Geriatric Prosthodontics with responsible faculty member Prof. Vassiliki Anastassiadou. The two courses are examined together at the end of the Spring (10th) Semester
COMPLEX REMOVABLE PROSTHODONTICS :
The main objective of this course is the understanding of the theoretical principles governing the construction of complex removable prostheses.The objective of the clinical work is the development of skills necessary in the fabrication of complex removable prostheses.
Aim of the course:
Preparing undergraduate students for providing the elderly dental patients with extensive and total tooth loss , as professionals, high quality dental care and prosthetic treatment according to European Dental Education requirements in terms of knowledge, skills and attitudes as described to profile and competence of European Dentist and WHO recommendations
Objectives ( Learning outcome):
Preparing students to treat elderly dental patients, in terms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, using currently and widely applied dynamic techniques such as neutral zone recording, copying dentures in use.