DOH334 Prosthodontics 1 (12)

This subject is designed to introduce students to the management of simple prosthodontic cases. It will cover the clinical examination, diagnosis, treatment planning and management of such cases and provide students with the opportunity to undertake pre-clinical laboratory technique exercises, to develop the practical skills required to construct uncomplicated complete and partial removable dental prostheses and simple single-unit fixed dental prostheses.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Orange Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Orange Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
Two sessions
School
School of Dentistry and Health Sciences
Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Dental Science course.

Prerequisites
DOH242 or ( DOH254 and DOH233 and DOH243 and DOH253 )
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate knowledge of the clinical parameters involved in the examination, diagnosis and treatment planning of simple prosthodontic cases
  • be able to demonstrate knowledge of dental material science applied to prosthodontics
  • be able to demonstrate knowledge of the clinical and laboratory stages in the construction of uncomplicated complete and partial removable dental prostheses
  • be able to demonstrate laboratory skills in removable prosthodontics and pre-clinical practical simulation skills in the preparation of simple single-unit fixed dental prostheses
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Clinical examination, diagnosis and treatment planning of the simple prosthodontic case
  • Dental material science applied to prosthodontics
  • The clinical and laboratory stages in the construction of simple complete and partial removable dental prostheses
  • The clinical stages in the construction of a single-unit fixed dental prosthesis
  • The laboratory techniques to repair or modify removable dental prostheses
  • The construction of mouthguards
Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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