Course Title: Construct removable acrylic partial dentures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5373 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct removable acrylic partial dentures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5867C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term2 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 removable acrylic partial dentures.

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:

HLTDET007 Construct removable acrylic partial dentures

Elements:

1. Design acrylic removable partial denture

2. Select and prepare materials

3. Arrange artificial teeth

4. Construct retainer units.

5. Select and prepare materials and processing technique

6. Process denture or appliance

7. Finish denture or appliance


Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Design acrylic removable partial denture

 

1.1 Confirm the survey of the model carried out by the operator

1.2 Confirm design and transfer to master model

1.3 Block-out undesirable undercuts

1.4 Scribe food lines

1.5 Duplicate master model to create a working model

 

  1. Select and prepare materials

 

2.1 Select materials according to laboratory work order

2.2 Establish shape and dimension of component parts from design

 

  1. Arrange artificial teeth

 

3.1 Select teeth and position in wax to establish aesthetics and function

3.2 Contour wax so that denture is suitable for try-in.

3.3 Decontaminate denture according to infection control guidelines and place in a suitable container for dispatch

 

  1. Construct retainer units.

 

4.1 Construct components as required

4.2 Join components as required

4.3 Secure teeth and components in wax

4.4 Contour facial and lingual aspects

4.5 Secure appliance for processing

 

  1. Select and prepare materials and processing technique

 

5.1 Identify the appropriate polymer system for case

5.2 Identify the appropriate investment technique

5.3 Identify the appropriate processing cycle

5.4 Select polymeric material to construct the prosthesis

5.5 Prepare system components in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions

5.6 Allow materials to reach application stage

 

  1. Process denture or appliance

 

6.1 Apply appropriate investment techniques

6.2 Apply material to investment mould

6.3 Process the polymeric material for the correct length of time at the correct temperature

6.4 Devest model and remove any processing irregularities and sharp edges before fitting onto master model

6.5 Confirm accuracy of retainer units

 

  1. Finish denture or appliance

 

7.1 Reposition models on the articulator where possible

7.2 Assess the articulated prosthesis and confirm that articulation is appropriate where possible

7.3 Make any necessary adjustments to maintain original vertical dimension

7.4 Polish the non-fitting surface of the prosthesis to create a smooth high shined surface

7.5 Evaluate the finished prosthesis

7.6 Decontaminate the finished prosthesis in accordance to infection control procedures

7.7 Place in a sealed container ready for dispatch


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

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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.