15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: In this module students will undertake a series of tutorials and lectures relating to the theory that underpins the practical aspects of dental technology. Students will also learn to identify good working practice and how to ensure quality in the production of dental appliances and restorations. Students 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 observe a range of production and design methods for each type of appliance or restoration.

Staff Contact: PATRICK DAVID
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Tutorials, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Presentation

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Clinical Dentistry):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK