Course Title: Repair and modify dentures and appliances

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5387 Diploma of Dental Technology

Course Title: Repair and modify dentures and appliances

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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)

DENT5874C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2020

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

DENT5874C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2019 (DT1),

VE 2019 (All)

DENT5874C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2020 (XXXX),

VE 2020 (All)

Course Contact: Sue Fatone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1406

Course Contact Email: sue.fatone@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to reline, rebase, repair and modify removable prostheses.

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:

HLTDET014 Repair and modify dentures and appliances

Elements:

1. Prepare case

2. Prepare model

3. Repair denture or appliance

4. Modify denture or appliance where required

5. Trim, shape and finish denture or appliance


Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Prepare case  
  1. Prepare model
  1. Repair denture or appliance 
  1. Modify denture or appliance where required
  1. Trim, shape and finish denture or appliance


Overview of Assessment

You must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that you have:

• read and correctly interpreted 1 work order and manufacturers’ instructions for repair and modification of removable prostheses, and used standard precautions and safe work practices for constructing repairs and modification for a maxillary or mandibular denture with a combination of the following:

   - replace, add or modify new or existing artificial teeth

   - replace, add or modifying new or existing metallic components

   - modify the denture base

• critically evaluated the 1 repaired or modified denture produced to meet technical laboratory and patient requirements, including confirming that the repaired or modified denture:

   - is compliant with the work order

   - is free from defects

   - is functionally effective in line with the design

   - is suitable for insertion in the mouth.

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.