Syllabus

Preclinical Prosthodontic (Complete Dentures)

Second Year , BDS

S.NO. Contents of  theTopic Learning Objectives
(At the end of the session the student should be able to )
Teaching Guidelines Methodology Time
1. Introduction To Complete dentures  

  • Enumerate and explain common terms used in complete dentures.
To  cover  what is complete dentures, parts of complete denture, steps in fabrication of complete denture
  • Didactic
  • Demonstration through models

 

1 Hr
2. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning In complete denture
  • Illustrate the importance of medical  & dental history, clinical & radiographic examination. Formulate a treatment plan based on attitude of patient and classification of various soft tissue and hard tissue.
To Cover the importance of taking case history, the imporatance of making diagnostic casts and radiographs., mental attitude of the patient, classifications of soft and hard tissue structures
  • Didactic
  • Tutorial / group discussion of the case history form followed in the Dept.

 

2 Hr
3. Anatomical Landmarks in Maxilla and Mandible Discuss

  • Limiting structures in maxilla and mandible
  • Primary and secondary stress bearing area in maxilla and mandible
  • Relief areas in maxilla and mandible
To  cover various important anatomical landmarks in maxilla and mandible
  • Didactic with powerpoint and  models
  • Quiz wherein students will be asked about specific landmarks.

 

 3Hr
4. Impressions in Complete Dentures Discuss

  • Classification of impressions
  • Principles and objectives
  • Primary impression making
  • Special trays
  • Border moulding
  • Secondary or final impression making
  • Disinfection of impression
To  cover various impression techniques in complete dentures
  • Didactic with power point.
  • Demonstration through videos.
  • Chair side demonstration on patients.
3 Hr
5. Jaw  Relations Discuss

  • Mandibular movements in various planes
  • Chewing cycle
  • Introduction to jaw relations
To cover various mandibular movements and different jaw relations
  • Didactic with power point and    video

 

2Hr
6. Orientation  Jaw  Relations Discuss

  • Definition of orientation jaw relation, hinge axis, facebow
  • Concept of hinge axis
  • Different type of face bows and their use
  • Anterior and posterior points of references
To cover about orientation jaw relations, importance and use of a facebow
  • Didactic with power point

 

  • Demonstration of facebow on patients

Video  presentation.

 

1 Hr
7 Vertical  Jaw  Relations Discuss

  • Definitions
  • Vertical jaw relation at rest and methods to record it
  • Vertical jaw relation at occlusion and method to record it
  • Physiologic rest position
  • Freeway space
  • Problems faced if vertical dimension increased or decreased
To cover all aspects of vertical jaw relation in complete dentures, various methods of recording vertical jaw relations and its importance.
  • Didactic with power point
  • Demonstration on patients
  • Video  presentation.
2 Hr
8. Horizontal   Jaw  Relations

  • Centric relation
  • Centric Occlusion

 

Discuss

  • Definition of centric relation, centric occlusion, maximal intercuspal position
  • Importance of centric relation
  • Various concepts and classification of methods to record centric relation
  • Problems if centric relation and occlusion not given
To cover all aspects of horizontal jaw relations in complete dentures, Centric Relations and methods of recording Centric Relation.
  • Didactic with power point
  • Video  presentation.
  • Demonstration on patients
  • Tutorial/ Group Discussion with respect to  Jaw  Relations.
3Hr
9. Teeth Selection and Teeth Arrangement Discuss

  • Steps in anterior teeth selection
  • Steps in posterior teeth selection
  • Spa concept
  • Steps in arrangement of teeth
  • Important criterions for arrangement of artificial teeth
  • Neutral zone
To cover all aspects of selection and arrangement of artificial teeth in complete dentures
  • Didactic with power point

 

  • Demonstration on models
  • Video  presentation.
  • Practical demonstration
3 Hr
10. Occlusion in Complete Dentures

  • Balanced Occlusion
  • Lingualized Occlusion
Discuss

  • Definition of balanced occlusion
  • Various types of occlusion in complete dentures
  • Factors affecting balanced occlusion
  • How to achieve balanced occlusion
To cover complete denture occlusion and its importance.
  • Didactic
  • Tutorial on models
  • Tutorial/ Group Discussion
2 Hr
11. Articulators in complete dentures
. mean value articulators
4. semi adjustable articulators
Discuss
1.  Definition
2. Classification
3. mean value articulators
4. semi adjustable articulators
To cover various types of articulators used in complete denture and there importance
  • Didactic with power point.
  • Visualization on models
  • Demonstration of a semi adjustable articulator .
2 Hr
12. Try in stage Illustrate

  • Importance of try in and what is try in
  • How to evaluate retention stability support
  • How to evaluate occlusion
  • How to evaluate lip and cheek support
  • Patient consent on try in
To cover importance of try in stage  of complete denture
  • Didactic with power point
  • Demonstration on patients during clinical postings
  • A quiz will be conducted  to gauge the understanding of the students.
1 Hr
13. Denture Insertion Discuss

  • Checking for fit and function
  • Patient instruction
  • Post insertion management
  • Tissue conditioners
  • Denture adhesives
  • Sequelae  of wearing complete dentures
To cover  insertion of complete dentures
  • Didactic with power point
  • Demonstration on patients during clinical postings
  • Presentation by students on fabrication of a complete denture

 

2Hr
14. Relining and Rebasing

  • Relining
  • Rebasing

 

Discuss

  • Requirements and need of relining and rebasing.
  • Materials Used
  • Techniques for relining and rebasing
To cover  the need, method and techniques of relining and rebasing.
  • Didactic with Power point.
  • Demonstration on patients
2 Hr
15. Single Complete Dentures

  • Maxillary  Single Dentures
  • Mandibular Single Dentures

 

Discuss

  • Problems encountered
  • Treatment planning
  • Combination Syndrome & its Management
To cover problems associated with single complete denture fabrication and combination syndrome.
  • Didactic with power point & charts

 

2 Hr
16. Immediate Dentures Discuss

  • Definition, indication and contra indications
  • Advantage and disadvantages
  • Types of immediate denture
  • Procedure
  • Precautions
To  cover the need and importance and fabrication of immediate dentures
  • Didactic with Power point
  • Video
  • Group Discussion on special dentures like single Cd, immediate Dentures and Overdentures.
2 Hr
17. Overdentures

  • Tooth Supported
  • Implant Supported
Discuss

  • Definition, indication and contra indication
  • Advantage and disadvantage
  • Requirement and rationale for overdenture
  • Types of overdenture
  • Procedure to fabricate
  • Basic knowledge of Implant supported overdentures

 

To Cover tooth supported dentures, their place in Prosthodontics, their fabrication and rationale.
  • Didactic with Power point & Video
  • Group Discussion on special dentures like single CD, immediate Dentures and Overdentures.

.

3 Hr
18. Introduction Of Implants Discuss

  • Classification
  • Components Of

Implants

  • Back Ground Factors
  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Case Selection
  • Study Cast
To cover  Classification,
Components Of Implants,
Back Ground Factors,,
Indications
Contraindications,
Case Selection,
Study Cast
  • Didactic with Power point & Video

 

1 Hr
15. Osseo-Integration Discuss

  • Development of    concept of osseointegration
  • Definitions
  • Scope of osseointegration
  • Fibrointegration Vs    Osseointegration
  • Biology of Osseointegration
  • Mechanism of osseointegration
  • Contact osteogenesis vs distant osteogenesis
  • Anchorage mechanism or –Bonding mechanism
  • Biomechanical bonding
  • Biochemical bonding
  • Key factors responsible for successful osseointegration
  • Success criteria of implants
  • Clinical evaluation of osseointegration
  • Invasive methods
  • Non invasive methods

Failure and loss of osseointegration

To Cover Concept ,Scope and Mechanism of osseointegration and Key factors responsible for successful osseointegration ,Clinical evaluation of osseointegration Invasive methods
Non invasive methods
  • Didactic with Power point & Video
  • Group Discussion
2 Hr
18. Introduction Of Maxillofacial Prosthetics

  • Purpose
  • Indications
  • Classification
  • Various Types Of Maxillary And Mandibular Defects
Discuss

  • Purpose
  • Indications
  • Classification
  • Various Types Of Maxillary And Mandibular Defects
To Cover Various Types Of Maxillary And Mandibular Defects
  • Didactic with Power point & Video

 

2 Hr
22. Types of Maxillofacial Prosthesis
Obturators
Discuss

  • Various Types Of Maxillary and Mandibular Prosthesis            Obturators
To Cover Various Types Of Maxillary And Mandibular Prosthesis      Obturators
  • Didactic with Power point & Video
  • Group Discussion
1Hr