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About Study Course

Department: Department of Conservative Dentistry and Oral Health
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Aleksandra Bitnere
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Dentistry
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Clinical Medicine; Oral Medicine


Introduce students with the basics of microprosthodontics, give the understanding about transition between operative dentistry to prosthodontics, improve knowledge in dental materials, introduce with advantages of digital dentistry, CAD/CAM produced indirect tooth restorations (ITR), explain digital workflow in dentistry, make an (ITR) in preclinic and learn to cement them.


Dental anatomy and occlusion, dental materials, preclinical course in cariology and prosthodontics, periodontology, endodontology, computer knowledge.

Learning outcomes


On successful completion of the course students will know the basics of the microprosthodontics: evaluation of teeth, teeth preparation and preservation for ITR, correct usage of materials and instruments, analogue and digital impressions, CAD/CAM systems in microprosthodontics, cementation of ITR.


Practical ability to restore teeth with inlays, onlays, veneers, partial crowns made from different materials, using analogue and digital workflow.


Ability to use theoretical and practical knowledge in microprosthodontics in everyday dental practice, offering the patients more therapy modalities using appropriate materials and techniques.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2023, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry, SSNSF9Master’sLimited choiceAleksandra Bitnere
Dentistry, ZF9Master’sLimited choiceAleksandra Bitnere
Planning period:Year 2024, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry, SSNSFz9Master’sLimited choiceAleksandra Bitnere