Aims/Description: In this module students will undertake a series of practical exercises supported by tutorials to identify good working practice to ensure quality in the production of dental appliances and restorations. Participants will learn about a wide variety of production methods for a range of fixed restorations, removable prosthodontics and orthodontics. Students will have the opportunity to use a range of production and design methods for each type of appliance or restoration.

Staff Contact: Claire Smalley
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Practical

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK