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Unit information: Prosthodontics 2 in 2015/16

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Unit name Prosthodontics 2
Unit code DENTM9015
Credit points 10
Level of study M/7
Teaching block(s) Academic Year (weeks 1 - 52)
Unit director Mr. Wilson
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 Treatment Planning 2 - DENTM9013 Implant Surgery 2 - DENTM9014 Teams and marketing - DENTM9016 Advanced techniques - DENTM9017 Clinical practice attachment 2 - DENTM9018 Dissertation - DENTM9019

School/department Bristol Dental School
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences


This module will develop the knowledge and skills introduced in Prosthodontics 1 relating to the planning and construction of implant supported fixed and removable prostheses. Provisionalisation will be covered. The prosthetic stages and options offered by different implant systems will be covered in detail.

Intended learning outcomes

  • To have a knowledge of the stages involved in provisionalisation.
  • To have a knowledge of the stages involved in the construction and delivery of definitive prostheses.
  • To be familiar with prosthetic options available with different implant systems.

Teaching details

Lectures and small group teaching on study day 10. Distance learning package delivered via Blackboard including additional ‘podcast’ lectures/videos and directed reading. This unit runs concurrently with the Clinical Practice attachment Unit and is closely linked with it, teaching is therefore supplemented by one to one teaching and observation of clinical practice.

Assessment Details

Formative assessment

During the study day via direct verbal feedback, particularly during hands on techniques demonstrations.

Summative Assessments

Written assignments:

1. Clinical prosthodontic techniques - CADCAM. Written assignment looking at clinical techniques involved in the provision of prosthodontic solutions.

2. Clinical prosthodontic techniques -removable. Written assignment looking at evidence base for the provision of removable prosthodontic solutions.

To include laboratory stages – fixed and removable and CADCAM.

Total 100% of unit marks.

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

Reading and References

Dental Implant Prosthetics by Carl E. Misch. Mosby ISBN: 03230 19552

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