MDRT301 – Fixed Restorative Techniques 1

Course lecturer :

Dr. Osama Safwat, Dr. Mona Mostafa El Ramady

Course assistant :

Dr. Mohamed Gamal, Dr. Sally Mohamed

Course objectives :

At completion of this course, the students will be able to:
a) fabricate advanced fixed restorations
b) Identify anatomic landmarks of the adult dentition.
c) Identify materials used to fabricate cast metal crowns and bridges.
d) Demonstrate an understanding of restoration design principles.
e) Explain procedures for fabricating single and multiple unit restorations.
f) Show the correct use of a surveyor in the construction of non-parallel bridges and semi-precision attachments.
g) Articulate and survey casts for multiple unit restorations utilizing the Hanau articulator. Identify and trim margins.
h) Apply principles of occlusion in the construction of crowns and bridge work.
i) Form wax patterns for resin veneer crowns.

Course description :

This is an introduction to fixed restorative techniques. Topics include types of casts with removable dies and fabrication of wax patterns.

Course assessment :

– Research project and interactive learning 5%
– Assignment (throughout the course) 5%
– Mid Term 15%
– Final exam (Practical) 25%
– Final exam (theoretical) 50%

Recommended text books :

Dental Laboratory Technology. USAF Vol. III, pages 161-162 Fixed Restorative Techniques, Henry V. Murray

Recommended refrences :

Shillingburg HT, Fundamentals of fixed prosthodontics. Quintessence Publishing Company; 2012.