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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:4 / 6
Course supervisor: Kārlis Ozoliņš
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Dentistry
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Medicine

Objective

To acquire knowledge and comprehension of types of dentures, biomechanics and biomaterials. To gain practical skills in clinical work practising on simulators.

Prerequisites

Human anatomy, dental anatomy, histology, medical physics with biomaterials, general medical chemistry, English. After 6th semester: basic knowledge of cardiology, endodontics, periodontology and oral surgery.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Upon successful completion of the study course the students will be able to describe stages of treatment, technologies and materials applied for treatment, instruments used in prosthetics, making removable and non-removable dentures. The students will be able to create a simple prosthetic treatment plan.

Skills

Upon successful completion of the study course the students will be able to perform following manipulations: tooth preparation according to the principles of biomechanics, making provisional crowns, taking impressions of all types of dentures, post and core modelling, bite registration, fitting the framework of crowns and cast dentures, trying of dentures, denture adjustments, cementing crowns and fixed partial dentures as well as simple treatment plan presentation and drawing design of prosthesis.

Competence

Upon successful completion of the study course the students will be able to justify necessity of manipulations, selection of instruments and materials as well as to critically evaluate their own failures and treatment related risks.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2017, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry6Master’sRequiredLinards Grieznis, Pauls Vītols, Anda Slaidiņa, Antra Ragauska, Baiba Spriņģe, Kārlis Ozoliņš
Planning period:Year 2018, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry6Master’sRequiredGuntis Žīgurs, Alberts Mhitarjans, Arnolds Bite, Linards Grieznis, Baiba Spriņģe, Antra Ragauska
Dentistry6Master’sRequiredLinards Grieznis, Baiba Spriņģe, Antra Ragauska, Gints Krāģis, Daniels Kūms, Kārlis Krāģis, Agnese Breidaka
Planning period:Year 2018, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry6Master’sRequiredAira Kalniņa, Linards Grieznis, Baiba Spriņģe, Antra Ragauska, Daniels Kūms
Planning period:Year 2019, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry6Master’sRequiredLinards Grieznis, Baiba Spriņģe, Antra Ragauska, Daniels Kūms
Dentistry6Master’sRequiredLinards Grieznis, Baiba Spriņģe, Antra Ragauska, Ilze Indriksone, Kārlis Ozoliņš, Agnese Breidaka
Planning period:Year 2019, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry6Master’sRequiredIlze Indriksone, Linards Grieznis, Baiba Spriņģe, Antra Ragauska
Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry6Master’sRequiredGints Krāģis, Linards Grieznis, Baiba Spriņģe, Antra Ragauska
Dentistry6Master’sRequiredIlze Indriksone, Daniels Kūms, Linards Grieznis, Baiba Spriņģe, Antra Ragauska, Kārlis Ozoliņš
Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry5Master’sRequiredMāra Gaile, Anita Plotniece-Baranovska, Kārlis Ozoliņš, Antra Ragauska, Baiba Spriņģe, Gints Krāģis, Linards Grieznis
Dentistry5Master’sRequiredAlberts Mhitarjans, Daniels Kūms, Kārlis Ozoliņš, Antra Ragauska, Baiba Spriņģe, Ilze Indriksone, Viktors Avkštols, Linards Grieznis
Dentistry6Master’sRequired
Dentistry7Master’sRequiredGints Krāģis, Māra Gaile, Anita Plotniece-Baranovska, Kārlis Ozoliņš, Antra Ragauska, Baiba Spriņģe, Linards Grieznis
Dentistry7Master’sRequiredDaniels Kūms, Alberts Mhitarjans, Kārlis Ozoliņš, Antra Ragauska, Baiba Spriņģe, Ilze Indriksone, Viktors Avkštols, Linards Grieznis
Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Dentistry5Master’sRequired