Syllabus of lectures and practices for the Prosthetic Dentistry Course
INTENDED AUDIENCE: 4-Year Students
TIMING OF STUDIES: VII Term of 2011-2012 Academic Year
TOPIC OF SUBJECTS
Lecture. Examination of completely edentulous patients. Anatomic and physiological features of masticatory system of completely edentulous patients. Treatment planning for the completely edentulous jaws. Fixation and stabilization of complete dentures. Practice. Examination of oral cavity of completely edentulous patient. Dental history. Making the anatomic (preliminary) impressions of the edentulous maxilla and mandible for individual dental trays manufacture.
Lecture. Functional (final) impressions. Methods of functional impressions making. Accident prevention in clinic. Practice. Making the individual (custom) dental trays for the low and upper jaws. Try-in of rigid individual dental trays on the low and upper jaws. Making the functional impressions from upper and low jaws.
Lecture. Identifying the central relation. Troubleshooting. Practice. Identifying the central relation if the IVth group of the defects is presents with the help of occlusal rims. Biomechanics of low jaw. Teeth setting in the articulator on the glass and spherical surface.
Lecture. Methods of mandible movement’s registration. Articulators. Occlusal spheres. Practice. Checking the wax construction. Mistakes at the stage of central relation identifying and its correction. Acryllization. Polishing of complete dentures after polymerization.
Lecture. Methods of complete dentures construction. Peculiarities of the denture base modeling. Teeth arrangement. Practice. Materials for the manufacture of complete dentures. Manufacture of the dentures. Trying of the complete dentures and adaptation to them. Correction.
Lecture. Wax trial. Delivery of the complete denture. Adaptation. Secondary orthopedic treatment, complications. Practice. Influence of the denture base on the soft tissues of oral cavity. Complications while using the complete dentures and their treatment.