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MD950 - Clinical Practice in Implant Dentistry

  • Module code: MD950
  • Module name: Clinical Practice in Implant Dentistry
  • Department: WMS, Dentistry
  • Credit: 40

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To enable students to formulate and implement a safe and predictable treatment programme, involving the identification and application of standard and advanced implant treatment modalities. To develop an in-depth understanding of, and the ability to apply, the diagnostic and case management skills essential to the successful management of standard and advanced implant cases.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion of the module, students should be able to: Demonstrate whole patient care; Formulate an initial diagnosis and initial case assessment; Evaluate treatment options and discuss these clearly with the patient; Assimilate and compile all relevant clinical data required to diagnose and plan the implant case with regard to whole patient care; Formulate a definitive treatment programme with relevant written treatment plan; Obtain valid patient consent to the definitive treatment programme; Effectively implement all stages of the treatment programme; Recognise the need for and implement bone augmentation in conjunction with the planned dental implant treatment; Understand the legal and ethical principles underlying patient care and treatment; Evaluate the outcome of treatment on completion of the treatment programme against the initial stated objective; Develop and implement a future clinical pathway for the long term monitoring and maintenance of the case; Understand and appreciate the importance of continued maintenance and the essential requirements for long term survival and success.

Timetabled teaching activities

4 days.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
40 CATS (Module code: MD950-40)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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