Course Title: Design digital dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided design (CAD)

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Teaching Period: VE 2020

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Course Code: DENT5879C

Course Title: Design digital dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided design (CAD)

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5387 - Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Contact: Rachael Starr

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1420

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 100

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to design digital dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided design (CAD).

This unit applies to work in dental technology


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDET016 Design digital dental restorations and appliances using computer-aided design (CAD)

Element:

1. Determine restoration or appliance requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Access and interpret work order. 

1.2 Apply standard infection control precautions when receiving, handling and working on dental materials. 

1.3 Ensure accuracy of work order and seek additional information as required. 

1.4 Assess quality of impression, model or intraoral scan and seek any required adjustments. 

1.5 Scan physical impression, model or download intraoral scan and create digital representation of impression. 

1.6 Identify technologies and computer-aided design (CAD) software required to complete digital design of restoration or appliance, and ensure availability. 

Element:

2. Design restoration or appliance using computer-aided design (CAD)

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Access required technologies and computer-aided design (CAD) software. 

2.2 Follow workplace policies and procedures to access and import digital impression files into computer-aided design (CAD) software. 

2.3 Create 3-D images by manipulating 3-D shapes. 

2.4 Establish coordinate system and orientation according to work order. 

2.5 Manipulate computer-aided design (CAD) software features and functions to create digital design of restoration or appliance. 

2.6 Apply rendering techniques to digital design of restoration or appliance. 

Element:

3. Finalise digital design for manufacturing

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Ensure digital design of restoration or appliance accurately reflects requirements of work order. 

3.2 Make any final adjustments to ensure integrity and accuracy of digital design. 

3.3 Ensure digital design is available in format required for manufacturing. 

3.4 Finalise digital design for production and store according to workplace requirements. 


Learning Outcomes


By the end of this course, you will be able to;

  1. Determine restoration or appliance requirements
  2. Design restoration or appliance using computer-aided design (CAD)
  3. Finalise digital design for manufacturing


Details of Learning Activities

Face To Face learning

Formative Practical Laboratory Activities


Teaching Schedule

 

Block 4, week:1 CAD / CAM Topic introduction theory lecture and related Laboratory practical activities

Block 4, week:1 Laboratory practical exercises (and related theory) continued.

Block 4, week 1: Theory assessment CAD/CAM Online Quiz (Assessment 1)

Block 4, week 1: Laboratory practical exercises (and related theory) continued.

Block 4, week 1: Laboratory practical exercises (and related theory) continued.

Block 5, week 1: Laboratory practical exercises (and related theory) continued.

Block 5, week 1: CAD/CAM Practical assessment (Assessment 2)

Block 5, week 1: 3 CAD/CAM Topic Introduction theory lecture and related Laboratory practical activities

Block 5, week 1:  CAD / CAM Practical assessment. (Assessment 3)

Block 5, week 1:CAD / CAM Practical assessment. (Assessment 4)

Block 5, week 2: Laboratory practical exercises (and related theory) continued

Block 5, week 2: Laboratory practical exercises (and related theory) continued.

Block 5, week 2: CAD / CAM Practical assessment (Assessment 5)

Block 5, week 2: CAD / CAM Practical assessment (Assessment 6) 

Block 5, week 2  Reassessments (if required)  

 

 

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency.   

Regular attendance is necessary. 

Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks and consist of theory and practical based tasks.


Assessment Tasks

 Assessments 

 Assessment Task

1

 Theory assessment, online quiz (Block 4 week 1)

 Assessment Task

2

 Practical assessment, read and correctly interpret work orders to perform CAM  set up. (Block 5, week 1)

 Assessment Task

3

 Practical assessment, read and correctly interpret work orders to fabricate CAD / CAM Restoration / Appliance. (Block 5, week 1)

 Assessment Task

4

 Practical assessment, read and correctly interpret work orders to fabricate CAD / CAM Restoration / Appliance. (Block 5, week 1)

 Assessment Task 

5

 Practical assessment, read and correctly interpret work orders to fabricate CAD / CAM Restoration / Appliance. (Block 5, week 2

 Assessment Task

6

 Practical assessment, read and correctly interpret work orders to fabricate

CAD / CAM Restoration / Appliance. (Block 5, week 2) 

  


Assessment Matrix

 Elements/Performance

 Criteria Covered

 Assessment 1 Assessment 2 Assessment 3 Assessment 4Assessment 5  Assessment 6
                 1.1           x          x          x           x           x            x
                 1.2           x          x          x           x           x            x
                  1.3           x          x           x           x            x
                  1.4            x           x           x            x
                  1.5            x           x           x            x
                 1.6            x           x           x            x
                  2.1            x           x           x            x
                 2.2            x           x           x            x
                 2.3            x           x           x            x
                 2.4            x          x           x           x            x
                  2.5            x           x           x            x
                  2.6            x           x           x            x
                   3.1                       x           x           x            x
                   3.2            x           x           x            x
                   3.3             x          x           x           x            x
                   3.4            x           x           x            x
       

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