Course Title: Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6157 Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

Course Title: Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture

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)

DENT5856C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2017,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Rachael Starr

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1420

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



Course Description

This unit applies to work in dental prosthetics where the dental prosthetist must enter into a structured professional relationship with a dentist as defined by the Dental Board of Australia before providing such treatment. 

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to construct and place an aesthetic, and functional implant retained overdenture.

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Assumed knowledge and skills from the successful completion of the Diploma of Dental Technology.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDEP008 Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture

Elements:

1. Plan treatment

2. Take a primary impression

3. Prepare to take a final impression

4. Take the final impression

5. Pour master and/or working models and fabricate occlusal rims

6. Record jaw relationships and occlusion

7. Select appropriate artificial teeth

8. Fit and evaluate try-in prosthesis

9. Process, evaluate and insert the completed overdenture


Learning Outcomes

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

1. Plan treatment 

2. Take a primary impression 

3. Prepare to take a final impression 

4. Take the final impression

5. Pour master and/or working models and fabricate occlusal rims

6. Record jaw relationships and occlusion

7. Select appropriate artificial teeth

8. Fit and evaluate try-in prosthesis

9. Process, evaluate and insert the completed overdenture          

 

 


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 appliaction. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of the competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.

  

Assessment:  Task 1

Case studies

Assessment: Task 2

Practical #1

Assessment: Task 3

Practical #2

Assessment: Task 4

Report