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Unit information: Treatment Planning 2 in 2015/16

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Unit name Treatment Planning 2
Unit code DENTM9013
Credit points 10
Level of study M/7
Teaching block(s) Academic Year (weeks 1 - 52)
Unit director Dr. O'Sullivan
Open unit status Not open



Biomaterials , biomedical science and biomechanics - DENTM9007 Patient Assessment and treatment planning 1 - DENTM9008 Implant surgery 1 - DENTM9009 Bone augmentation and grafting 1 - DENTM9010 Prosthodontics 1 - DENTM9011 Clinical practice attachment 1 - DENTM9012 Implant Surgery 2 - DENTM9014 Prosthodontics 2 - DENTM9015 Teams and marketing - DENTM9016 Advanced techniques - DENTM9017 Clinical practice attachment 2 - DENTM9018 Dissertation - DENTM9019

School/department Bristol Dental School
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

Description including Unit Aims

This module will develop the student's treatment planning skills building on the skills and knowledge in Treatment Planning 1. The module will cover the steps required to assess and plan complex implant cases. The further special tests and information which may be required to arrive at a final diagnosis and the development of a treatment plan. Aspects to be covered will include interdisciplinary approaches to patient care. The management of Immediate tooth replacement cases will be covered.

Intended Learning Outcomes

  • To have a knowledge of the stages involved in assessing a patient for dental implant treatment.
  • To have a knowledge of the stages involved in developing a treatment plan and issues relating to the communication of this plan to a patient and other dental professionals.
  • To have a knowledge of the management of immediate tooth replacement cases.

Teaching Information

Lectures and small group teaching on study day 7 and 8. Distance learning package delivered via Blackboard including additional ‘podcast’ lectures/videos and directed reading. Online case studies delivered via The Clinical Experience Recorder (CER) Software.

This unit runs concurrently with the Clinical Practice Attachment 2 Unit and is closely linked with it, teaching is therefore supplemented by one to one teaching and observation of clinical practice.

Assessment Information

Formative assessment

During the study day via direct verbal feedback, particularly during group treatment planning sessions.

Summative Assessments

Written assignments:

1. Treatment planning case study. Structured written assignment of real patient case, highlighting patient assessment and treatment planning skills.

2. Case presentation. Case presentation of students’ own patient cases.

Total 100% of unit marks.

Submission date will be given to students verbally and on Blackboard.

Reading and References

Contemporary Implant Dentistry by Carl E. Misch. Mosby 2nd edition ISBN: 08151 70599

Practical Implant Dentistry: Diagnostic, Surgical, Restorative and Technical Aspects of Aesthetic and Functional Harmony by Ashok Sethi and Thomas Kaus. Quintessence Publishing ISBN: 18509 70610

Selected journal references