Course Title: Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2018

Class Number: 5670

Class Section: IMPL

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Course Code: DENT5856C

Course Title: Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture

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

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6157 - Advanced Diploma of Dental Prosthetics

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: 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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

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

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.

 


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

HLTDEP008 Construct and insert an implant retained overdenture

Element:

1. Plan treatment

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Ensure a structured professional relationship with a dentist is established

1.2 Obtain accurate, complete and legal records of the patient’s personal, medical and dental history

1.3 Provide details of the procedure to the patient or carer and obtain and document consent following ethical and legal requirements

1.4 Make accessible in the clean zone of the surgery the patient’s required laboratory work and necessary charts and records

1.5 Ensure emergency procedures are in place and ready for use according to relevant guidelines

 

Element:

2. Take a primary impression

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Select correctly the equipment, instruments and materials for the primary impression

2.2 Apply standard precautions to take primary impressions of the maxilla and/or mandible using an impression material in stock edentulous trays

2.3 Pour impression material in dental stone and trim for custom tray fabrication

Element:

3. Prepare to take a final impression

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Fabricate a custom tray with sufficient spacing over impression copings

3.2 Attach static (non-screw) retained impression copings to the abutments

3.3 Attach impression copings to the abutments

3.4 Try-in the custom tray in the mouth and check for comfort and path of insertion with sufficient space between tray and impression coping

 

Element:

4. Take the final impression

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Paint the custom tray with an appropriate adhesive for the impression material to be used

4.2 Mix the selected impression material according to the manufacturer’s instructions and load material into custom tray

4.3 Seat the impression tray over the impression copings

 

Element:

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

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Seat replica analogues into impression copings

5.2 Pour master and/or working models

5.3 Fabricate customised occlusal rims

 

Element:

6. Record jaw relationships and occlusion

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Position the patient comfortably for the procedure

6.2 Instruct the patient on participation during the procedure

6.3 Ensure stability and comfort of registration rims

6.4 Observe centric and eccentric mandibular movements

6.5 Determine and record functional measurements and dimensions

6.6 Consider referral if jaw relationship cannot be determined

6.7 Check recordings by observation and repetition

6.8 Maintain integrity of the recording during extra-oral transfer

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

 

Element:

7. Select appropriate artificial teeth

Performance Criteria:

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

7.2 Consult patient regarding aesthetic and functional requirements

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

7.4 Examine manufacturer’s mould and shade guides

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

 

Element:

8. Fit and evaluate try-in prosthesis

Performance Criteria:

8.1 Position the patient comfortably for the procedure

8.2 Instruct the patient on participation during the procedure

8.3 Examine the try-in prosthesis for retention and stability

8.4 Examine the occlusal relationships of the try-in prosthesis for accuracy of centric relation

8.5 Assess the aesthetic appearance of teeth and gums

Element:

9. Process, evaluate and insert the completed overdenture

Performance Criteria:

9.1 Position the patient comfortably for the procedure

9.2 Instruct the patient on participation during the procedure

9.3 Examine the prosthesis for retention and stability

9.4 Check the fitting surfaces of the appliance and ensure there are no sharp ridges or acrylic pearls

9.5 Place denture in the mouth and assess that no over-extensions occur along the periphery of the dentures

9.6 Seat denture onto overdenture abutments

9.7 Confirm the occlusal relationships are acceptable

9.8 Assess aesthetics of removable dental prosthesis

9.9 Assess phonetics of removable dental prosthesis

9.10 Assess patient comfort of removable dental prosthesis.

9.11 Provide instructions on the insertion and removal, hygiene and ongoing maintenance of the prosthesis and abutments

9.12 Ensure the dentist in the structured professional relationship is informed of completed final prosthesis


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          

 

 


Details of Learning Activities

Students will experience a variety of learning activities at RMIT. These include practical, theory based, simulation and practical clinical sessions.

And Canvas, online  activies.


Teaching Schedule

Thur

29 August

AM

 

OT

Face to Face

Class

HLTDEP008 Construct and Insert an implant retained overdenture         Theory

Thur

29 August

PM

OT

Face to Face

Class

HLTDEP008 Construct and Insert an implant retained overdenture           PRAC

Thur

5 September

AM

 

OT

Face to Face

Class

HLTDEP008 Construct and Insert an implant retained overdenture         THEORY

Fri

6 September

AM/PM

JB/OT

Face to Face

Class

Patients F/F – PU/PL

Thur

12 September

AM

OT

Face to Face

Class

HLTDEP008 Construct and Insert an implant retained overdenture         PRAC

Thur

19 September

AM/PM

OT & Industry Speakers

Face to Face

Class

HLTDEP008 – Construct and Insert an implant retained overdenture

Fri

20

September

AM/PM

OT & Industry Speakers

Face to Face

Class

HLTDEP008 – Construct and Insert an implant retained overdenture

Thur

26 September

 

TBC

Face to Face

Class

CLASSES TO BE CONFIRMED

Fri

27 September

AM/PM

AFL

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

NO CLINIC

 

Thur

3 October

AM

 

OT

Face To Face

Class

HLTDEP008 Construct and Insert an implant retained overdenture          WRITTEN THEORY ASSESSMENT

 

 

 

 


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, 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

Practical task 1

Assessment: Task 2

Practical task 2

Assessment: Task 3

Written assessment

Assessment: Task 4

Case studies

Assessment: Task 5

Clinical logbook

 

 


Assessment Tasks

 Assessment: Task 1  Practical Task 1
 Assessment: Task 2 Practical Task 2
 Assessment: Task 3 Written assessment
 Assessment: Task 4 Case Studies
 Assessment: Task 5Clinical Logbook


Assessment Matrix

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