Course Title: Construct crown and bridge structures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5373 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct crown and bridge structures

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

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)

DENT5869C

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 crown and bridge structures including inlays, veneers and substructures.

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:

HLTDET009 Construct crown and bridge structures

Elements:

1. Prepare crown and bridge model

2. Wax and invest fixed partial dentures and structures

3. Burnout, process and finish fixed partial dentures and structures


Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Prepare crown and bridge model

 

1.1 Pour or construct model using crown and bridge model system

1.2 Prepare crown and bridge model to appropriate height and with level occlusal plane in accordance with crown and bridge model system used

1.3 Section crown and bridge model in accordance with work order requirements

1.4 Prepare die for construction of restoration in accordance with work order

 

  1. Wax and invest fixed partial dentures and structures

 

2.1 Wax up crown and bridge restorations

2.2 Sprue crown and bridge wax pattern and prepare for processing

2.3 Select appropriate investment material according to the material to be used

2.4 Prepare investment materials according to the manufacturers’ instructions

2.5 Invest wax patterns

 

  1. Burnout, process and finish fixed partial dentures and structures

 

3.1 Select burnout techniques appropriate to the investment material and restoration material

3.2 Process restoration/substructure in appropriate material

3.3 Devest restoration/substructure without damaging it

3.4 Check for defects

3.5 Trim and finish restoration while maintaining all contact areas and margins

3.6 Evaluate the finished restoration

3.7 Decontaminate the restoration according to infection control guidelines

3.8 Dry the casting, replace on model and place in a sealed container 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

Ass1

Ass 2

Ass 3

1.1

x

x

x

1.2

x

x

x

1.3

x

x

x

1.4

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

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

3.6

x

x

x

3.7

x

x

x

3.8

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.