Course Title: Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6157 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 200

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)

DENT5852C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Nicholas Greer

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 93411420

Course Contact Email: nicholas.greer@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

 

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to create and outline the form of dentures, record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth for dentate and edentulous patients.

 

This unit applies to work in dental prosthetics.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this unit, however the assumed knowledge is that you have successfully completed the Diploma of Dental Technology



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDEP004 Establish and record jaw relationships and select artificial teeth

Elements:

1. Prepare patient for procedure

2. Select technique, equipment and materials for recordings

3. Record jaw relationships and occlusion

4. Select appropriate artificial teeth


Learning Outcomes

 

You will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency:

- Face to Face classes

- Simulated Workplace Learning

- Online learning via blackboard

- Other forms of structured teaching and learning

You will be observed and assessed through your planned activities throughout the duration of the course.

 

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

1. Prepare patient for procedure             

1.1 Interpret and clarify referred work order if from unfamiliar source

1.2 Provide full details of the procedure to the patient or carer and confirm consent to follow treatment plan

1.3 Prepare personal protective equipment for the patient and members of the dental team

 

2. Select technique, equipment and materials for recordings           

2.1 Select technique, equipment and materials that are appropriate for the procedure

2.2 Prepare and use equipment and materials in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions

 

3. Record jaw relationships and occlusion             

3.1 Position the patient comfortably for the procedure

3.2 Instruct the patient on participation during the procedure

3.3 Ensure stability and comfort of registration rims

3.4 Observe centric and eccentric mandibular movements

3.5 Determine and record functional measurements and dimensions

3.6 Consider referral if jaw relationship cannot be determined

3.7 Check recordings by observation and repetition.

3.8 Maintain integrity of the recording during extra-oral transfer

3.9 Ensure the patient’s wellbeing before they leave dental workplace

 

4. Select appropriate artificial teeth       

4.1 Ensure adequacy of natural and artificial light for selection of colour and shade

4.2 Consult patient regarding aesthetic and functional requirements

4.3 Consider properties and composition of artificial teeth in relation to wear and aesthetics

4.4 Examine manufacturers’ mould and shade guides

4.5 Select artificial teeth that are appropriate in shade, size and shape


Overview of Assessment

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

 

 

 

Assessment

Assessment:  Task 1

Clinical placement and skills evidence record – observation checklist (4 patients  – 2 x partial, 2 x full)

Assessment: Task 2

Reflective journal (appropriate jaw relationship/ tooth selection) Photographic portfolio

Assessment: Task 3

Assignment – based on 3 scenarios for tooth selection

Assessment: Task 4

Assignment – student to develop practice manual

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

 

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

 Assessment 3

 Assessment 4

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