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COURSE DESCRIPTION:

 

 

Prosthodontics is an essential component of the curriculum and is concerned with the maintenance of patient health and the restoration of oral function, comfort and appearance, through the replacement of teeth and contiguous structures with artificial substitutes.

 

 

This course is the students’ first preclinical course in the field of prosthodontics. The purpose of the course is to introduce the students to the basic definitions, knowledge, principles and techniques that are related to the four major branches of prosthodontics (removable, fixed, & implant prosthodontics and dental occlusion). Thus, this course will assist the students to acquire the mandatory basic knowledge before they are exposedto more in- depth courses. Additionally, the course attempts to mirrorbriefly the various clinical and laboratory prosthodontics steps being performed on partially and completely edentulous patients. This course is comprised of series of lectures and laboratory exercises with no clinical sessions. The course is provided to the second year undergraduate dental students on their second semester

 

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