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Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:4.00
Study Course Accepted:27.04.2020
Study Course Information
Course Code:ZPK_015LQF level:Level 7
Credit Points:5.00ECTS:7.50
Branch of Science:Medicine; Oral MedicineTarget Audience:Dentistry
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Una Soboļeva
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of Prosthetic Dentistry
The Head of Structural Unit:Una Soboļeva
Contacts:Rīga, Dzirciema iela 20, zpkatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 67456043
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - 1. Semester No.
Lectures (number)5Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures10
Classes (number)15Class Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Classes60
Total Contact Hours70
Lectures (number)Lecture Length (academic hours)Total Contact Hours of Lectures0
Classes (number)15Class Length (academic hours)4Total Contact Hours of Classes60
Total Contact Hours60
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
Dental anatomy, craniofacial aspects of physics and bio-materials, medical emergency, radiology, normal physiology, oral pathology diagnosis, clinical pharmacology, prosthodontics clinic dental technical laboratory.
To develop students' skills in the clinic, diagnosing oral cavity pathology in a patient, using modern technologies, making a simple dental treatment plan for a real patient; to develop skills and abilities in clinical work by performing dentures on patients.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Scientific literature analysis and critical thinking in dentistry.Lectures1.00auditorium
2Basic principles of treatment planning in complicated clinical situations.Lectures1.00auditorium
3Dental laboratory mistakes, their impact on prognosis.Lectures1.00auditorium
4Digital technology in prosthodontics and dental student training.Lectures1.00auditorium
5Immediate loading implants.Lectures1.00auditorium
6Internal regulations, work organization in clinic. Patient photography. Photographing and alginate impressions.Classes1.00clinical base
7Intra-oral scan./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
83 to 4 students present their clinical situations (treatment plan)./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
94 to 5 students present clinical situations (treatment plan).Classes1.00clinical base
10Seminar – Bite registration, OVD and face, TMJ investigation./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
11Presentation of a clinical situation (treatment plan). Individual tooth evaluation and prognosis – a test./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
12Presentation of the clinical situation (treatment plan)./ Patient admission.Classes2.00clinical base
13Seminar – Scientific article search and analysis of scientific literature./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
14Presentation of the clinical situation (treatment plan). Success rates of the secondary endodontic and factors influencing it – a test./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
15Presentation of the clinical situation (treatment plan)./ Patient admission.Classes2.00clinical base
16Presentation of the clinical situation (treatment plan)./ Patient admission.Classes2.00clinical base
17Presentation of a clinical situation (treatment plan). Dental cements – test./ Patient admission.Classes1.00laboratory
18Presentation of a clinical situation (treatment plan). Complete dentures – problems and care – test./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
19Written test./ Patient admission.Classes1.00laboratory
20An overview of the results of the test. Presentation of a clinical situation (treatment plan)./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
21Information on the requirements of the 8th semester./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
22Presentation of a clinical situation (treatment plan). Impression materials in prosthodontics./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
23Seminar – Porcelain for dental prosthetics and aesthetic crowns./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
24Presentation of a clinical situation (treatment plan). Post and Core – Test./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
25Seminar – Aesthetics in dentistry./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
26Presentation of the clinical situation (treatment plan)./ Patient admission.Classes2.00clinical base
27Seminar – Aesthetic restoration in dentistry (material selection).Classes1.00clinical base
28Presentation of a clinical situation (treatment plan). Treatments planning for edentulous patients – a test./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
29Colloquium (Treatment planning)./ Patient admission.Classes1.00clinical base
30Presentation of a clinical situation (treatment plan). Colloquium results analysis./ Patient admission.Classes2.00clinical base
Unaided Work:
Theoretical knowledge control tests, colloquium, exams, discussions on the specific issues, clinical work with patients, history gathering, investigation, study of literature, drawing up a treatment plan, dental clinical stage performance. Preparation to Simodont Moog Clinic Simulators for your patient's teeth before working in the clinic. Taking on survey and drawing on a plaster model a metal-based removable prosthesis design.
Assessment Criteria:
Active participation in practical classes, ability to independently prepare all necessary instrumentation and materials in order to perform the planned work stage and ability to perform the particular stage of clinical work. Eligible treatment plans submitted electronically to the group tutor in timely manner. Active participation in 6 seminars. 8 tests on various theoretical questions. 3 colloquia (presentation of own patient treatment plans and preparation of a treatment plan for an unknown clinical situation). At the end of the 7th semester, a test with treatment planning and theoretical questions. At the end of the 8th semester, a test on the theory learned over the semester. At the end of the study course, an oral examination – a treatment plan for an unknown clinical case and theoretical questions.
Final Examination (Full-Time):Exam (Oral)
Final Examination (Part-Time):
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:On successful study course completion the students will be able to define the patient's problem and be able to explain the treatment plan in prosthetics for simple clinical situations. Students will be able to describe the stages of treatment, the applied treatment technology and the used materials, prosthetics tools, removable and non-removable making dentures. Will use knowledge of the use of digital technology in dentistry.
Skills:On successful study course completion students will be able to develop a simple clinical situations treatment plan in dental prosthetics and make prosthetic non-removable and removable dentures, working through the simple steps of clinical situations. Will know how to use intraoral scanners.
Competencies:By developing a treatment plan students will be able to properly organize clinically obtained information, process and interpret it. When working with patients in clinic, students will be able to solve a variety of problem situations, making dental prosthetics in simple clinical situations. Students will be evaluate the use of intraoral scanners in various clinical situations.
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1The International Journal of Prosthodontics ISSN: 0893-2174
2The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. ISSN:0022-3913
3Clinical Oral Implants Research. ISSN:0905-7161
4European Journal of Oral Sciences. ISSN:0909-8836