Pre-requisites: BDS or equivalent non-UK dental professional qualification from an approved institution and at least two years experience in general dentistry


Aims/Description: This module will develop knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of caries and other conditions that impact negatively on the biological health and structure of teeth. Students will obtain a foundation of basic science knowledge relevant to the understanding of Prosthodontics. They will develop relevant knowledge and clinical skills in the principles of management of compromised teeth and the dentition as a whole using direct and indirect restorative systems. They will learn when and how to provide the most appropriate restorative modalities to restore function and aesthetics in a predictable and durable manner with due attention to the achievement of occlusal harmony. Students, working singly and in groups, will seek knowledge through a range of learning modalities: Lectures, critical appraisals and skills practice.

Restrictions on availability: no

Staff Contact: Dr Nicolas Martin
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Laboratory work, Independent Study,
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work, Presentation

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

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK