Course Title: Construct complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5373 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Construct complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 150

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5875C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5875C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2018 (All)

Course Contact: Rachael Starr

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1420

Course Contact Email: rachael.starr@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct a complete trial prosthesis for upper and lower arch, suitable for insertion in the mouth, then convert it to clinically acceptable materials and finish according to laboratory standards.

This unit applies to work in dental technology.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDET015 Construct complete removable acrylic dentures and appliances

Elements:

1. Articulate by means of face-bow

2. Prepare case for setting of teeth

3. Arrange artificial teeth

4. Wax up denture for try-in

5. Check and modify the returned trial prosthesis

6. Wax case for finish consistent with work order

7. Select and prepare materials and processing technique

8. Process denture

9. Finish denture


Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Articulate by means of face-bow 
  1. Prepare case for setting of teeth 
  1. Arrange artificial teeth 
  1. Wax up denture for try-in 
  1. Check and modify the returned trial prosthesis 
  1. Wax case for finish consistent with work order 
  1. Select and prepare materials and processing technique 
  1. Process denture
  1. Finish denture 


Overview of Assessment

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.