Course Title: Construct immediate dentures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5373 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct immediate dentures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5866C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Matthew Clayton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1417

Course Contact Email: matthew.clayton@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct complete and partial immediate replacement dentures and surgical templates.

This unit applies to work in dental technology.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDET006 Construct immediate dentures

Elements:

1. Arrange artificial teeth for try-in

2. Arrange artificial teeth and construct surgical template for finish

3. Process immediate dentures


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, you should be able to:

  1. Arrange artificial teeth for try-in

 

1.1 Select artificial teeth in accordance with work order

1.2 Arrange artificial teeth in current edentulous area in accordance with work order

 

  1. Arrange artificial teeth and construct surgical template for finish

2.1 Remove model teeth individually and prepare the ridge in accordance with work order

2.2 Arrange artificial teeth in sequence as each model tooth is removed

2.3 Adjust existing artificial teeth if necessary when commencing removal of model teeth

2.4 Contour wax surfaces

2.5 Invest/key and boil out

2.6 Finalise the ridge shape

2.7 Duplicate and pour model

2.8 Construct surgical template

 

  1. Process immediate dentures

 

3.1 Trim and polish immediate dentures

3.2 Process surgical template

3.3 Trim and polish surgical template

3.4 Decontaminate the denture and surgical template according to infection control guidelines

3.5 Place denture and surgical template in a suitable container that will keep moist in accordance with infection control guidelines


Overview of Assessment

Before the critical aspects of evidence are considered all prerequisites must be met.

 

 

Assessment

Assessment: Task 1

Practical assessment, read and correctly interpret work orders, fabricate appliances

Assessment: Task 2

Practical assessment, critically evaluate practical work to meet technical laboratory and clinician requirements

Assessment: Task 3

Theory assessment, written exam

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Ass1

Ass 2

Ass 3

1.1

x

x

x

1.2

x

x

x

2.1

x

x

x

2.2

x

x

x

2.3

x

x

x

2.4

x

x

x

2.5

x

x

x

2.6

x

x

x

2.7

x

x

x

2.8

x

x

x

3.1

x

x

x

3.2

x

x

x

3.3

x

x

x

3.4

x

x

x

3.5

x

x

x

 

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.