Master of Dental Surgery (Prosthodontics, Aesthetic dentistry, Oral implantology)

Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences
In Guntur

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  • Master
  • Guntur

Skills. Attitudes. Communicative Abilities

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences Guntur, 522509, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Course programme

Course content:
The program out line addresses the knowledge, procedural and operative skills needed in prosthodontic practice. A minimum of 3 years of formal training through a graded system of education as specified will enable the trainee to practice prosthodontics competently and have the necessary skills/ knowledge to update themselves with advancements in the field. The course content has been identified and categorized as Essential knowledge as given under.

Essential knowledge :
The topics to be considered are: Basic sciences, Prosthodontics, Specialty topics

Basic Sciences:
* A through knowledge on the applied aspects of Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology and Microbiology. Biomaterial Sciences and Research Methodology as related to prosthodontics.
* It is desirable to have adequate knowledge in Bio-statistics and Research Methodology. Nutrition and use of computers and to develop necessary teaching skills in prosthodontics.

Prosthodontics : Removable and fixed prosthodontics, Maxillo facial Prosthetics, Implants, Temporo-Mandibular disorders and Prosthodontics management.
* Complete Dentures
Basic Anatomy and Physiology: Biomechanics of the edentulous stat, Residual ridge resorption. Communicating with the patient: Understanding the patients instructing the patient.

Diagnosis and treatment planning for patients:
1. With some teeth remaining
2. With no teeth remaining: Mental attitude, Systemic status. Local factor, the geriatric patient, and Diagnostic procedures, Articulators - discussion in detail, including historical perspective. Improving the patient's denture foundation and ridge relation.
o Pre-operative examination
o Initial hard tissue & soft tissue procedure
o Secondary hard & soft tissue procedure
o Implant procedure
o Congenital deformities
o Postoperative procedure.

Rehabilitation of the edentulous patient

1. Impressions:
* Muscles of facial expression
* Biologic considerations for maxillary and mandibular impression including anatomy landmark and their interpretation.
* Impression objectives
* Impression materials
* Impression techniques
* Maxillary and mandibular impression procedures
* Laboratory procedures involved with impression making.
2. Biological consideration in jaw relation & jaw movements - craniomandibular relations.
* Mandibular movements
* Maxillo-mandibular relation including vertical and horizontal jay relations.
* Concept of occlusion
* Gnathology
3. Record bases and occlusion rims.
* Materials & techniques
* Useful guidelines and ideal parameters
* Recording and transferring bases and occlusal rims
4. Relating the patient to the articulator.
* Hinge axis location techniques
* Terminal hinge axis and arbitrary hinge axis
* Face bow detailed discussion - types & uses
* Face bow transfer procedure
5. Recording maxillo - mandibular relation.
* Vertical relations
* Centric relation records
* Eccentric relation records
* Lateral relation records

6. Tooth selection and arrangement.
1. Anterior teeth
2. Posterior teeth
3. Esthetic and functional harmony
7. Relating inclination of teeth to concept of occlusion.
1. Neutrocentric concept'
2. Balanced occlusal concept

8. Trial dentures.
9. Laboratory procedures.
1. Wax contouring
2. Investing ofdentures
3. Preparing of mold
4. Preparing & packing acrylic resin
5. Processing of dentures
6. Recovery of dentures
7. Lab remount procedures
8. Recovering the complete denture from the cast.
9. Finishing and polishing the complete denture
10. Plaster cast for clinical denture remount procedure

10. Denture insertion
1. Insertion procedures
2. Clinical errors
3. Correcting occlusal disharmony
4. Selective grinding procedure

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