Curriculum

Preclinical Prosthodontic (Complete Dentures)

Second Year , BDS

 S.NO.

Topic

Domain Hours
1. Introduction To Complete dentures

  1. what is complete denture
  2. parts of complete denture
  3. steps in fabrication of complete denture
Must know 1 Hr
2. Diagnosis and Treatment Planning In complete denture

  1. Understand the importance of medical  & dental history, clinical & radiographic examination, do a diagnostic mounting
  2. Formulate a treatment plan based on attitude of patient and classification of various soft tissue and hard tissue
Must know 2 Hr
3. Anatomical Landmarks in maxilla and mandible

  1. Limiting structures in maxilla and mndible
  2. Primary and secondary stress bearing area in maxilla and mandible
  3. Relief areas in maxilla and mandible
Must know  3Hr
4. Impressions in complete dentures

  1. Intro and classification of impressions
  2. Principles and objectives
  3. Primary impression making
  4. Special trays
  5. Border moulding
  6. Secondary or final impression
Must know 3 Hr
5. Jaw relations

  1. Mandibular movements in various planes
  2. Chewing cycle
  3. Introduction to jaw relations
Must  know 2Hr
6. Orientation jaw relations

  1. Definition of orientation jaw relation, hinge axis, facebow
  2. Concept of hinge axis
  3. Different type of face bows and their use
  4. Anterior and posterior points of references
Must know 1 Hr
7 Vertical jaw relations

  1. Definitions
  2. Vertical jaw relation at rest and methods to record it
  3. Vertical jaw relation at occlusion and method to record it
  4. Physiologic rest position
  5. Freeway space
  6. Problems faced if vertical dimension increased or decreased
Must know 2 Hr
8. Horizontal jaw relations

  1. Definition of centric relation, centric occlusion, maximal intercuspal position
  2. Importance of centric relation
  3. Various concepts and classification of methods to record centric relation
  4. Problems if centric relation and occlusion not given
Must know 3Hr
9. Teeth selection and arrangement

  1. steps in anterior teeth selection
  2. steps in posterior teeth selection
  3. SPA concept
  4. Steps in arrangement of teeth
  5. Important criterions for arrangement of artificial teeth
  6. Neutral zone
Must know 3 Hr
10. Occlusion in complete dentures

  1. Definition of balanced occlusion
  2. Various types of occlusion in complete dentures
  3. Factors affecting balanced occlusion
  4. How to achieve balanced occlusion
Must know 2 Hr
11. Articulators in complete dentures.
1. Definition
2. Classification
3. mean value articulators
4. semi adjustable articulators
Must know 2 Hr
12. Try in stage
1.  Importance of try in and what is try in
2.  How to evaluate retention stability support
3.  How to evaluate occlusion
4.  How to evaluate lip and cheek support
5.  Patient consent on try in
Must  know 1 Hr
13. Denture insertion
1.  Checking for fit and function
2.  Patient instruction
3.  Post insertion management
4.  Tissue conditioners
5.  Denture adhesives
6.  Sequelae  of wearing complete dentures
Must know 2Hr
14. Relining and rebasing

  1. Requirements and need of relining and rebasing.
  2. Materials Used
  3. Techniques for relining and rebasing
Must know 2 Hr
15. Single complete dentures

  1. definition
  2. indication and contra indication
  3. techniques for fabrication
Nice to know 2 Hr
16. Immediate dentures

  1. definition, indication and contra indications
  2. advantage and disadvantages
  3. types of immediate denture
  4. procedure
  5. precautions
Must know 2 Hr
17. Overdentures

  1. definition, indication and contra indication
  2. advantage and disadvantage
  3. requirement and rationale for overdenture
  4. types of overdenture
  5. procedure to fabricate
  6. implant supported overdentures
Must know 3 Hr
18. Introduction Of Implants

  1. Classification
  2. Components Of
  3. Implants
  4. Back Ground Factors
  5. Indications
  6. Contraindications
  7. Case Selection
  8. Study Cast
Nice to know 1 Hr
19 Osseo-Integration

  1. Development of    concept of osseointegration
  2. Definitions
  3. Scope of osseointegration
  4. Fibrointegration Vs    Osseointegration
  5. Biology of Osseointegration
  6. Mechanism of osseointegration
  7. Contact osteogenesis vs distant osteogenesis
  8. Anchorage mechanism or –Bonding mechanism
  9. Biomechanical bonding
  10. Biochemical bonding
  11. Key factors responsible for successful osseointegration
  12. Success criteria of implants
  13. Clinical evaluation of osseointegration
  14. Invasive methods
  15. Non invasive methods
  16. Failure and loss of osseointegration
Desirable to know 2 Hr
20. Introduction Of Maxillofacial Prosthetics

  1. Purpose
  2. Indications
  3. Classification
  4. Various Types Of Maxillary And Mandibular Defects
Desirable to know 2 Hr
21. Types of Maxillofacial Prosthesis

  1. Various Types Of Maxillary and Mandibular Prosthesis
  2. Obturators
Desirable to know 1Hr