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MD974 - Clinical Practice in Restorative Dentistry

  • Module code: MD974
  • Module name: Clinical Practice in Restorative Dentistry
  • Department: WMS, Dentistry
  • Credit: 40

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Learn to formulate and implement a safe and predictable treatment programme, involving the identification and application of standard and more advanced prosthodontic, cosmetic, periodontal and endodontic treatment modalities; develop an in-depth understanding of, and the ability to apply, the assessment, diagnostic and case management skills essential to the successful management of complex prosthodontic, cosmetic, periodontal and endodontic treatment.

Principal learning outcomes

demonstrating whole patient care, including the formulation of an initial diagnosis and case assessment; critically evaluating treatment options and discuss these clearly with the patient; formulating a definitive treatment programme supported by clinical data, and relevant written treatment plan effectively implementing all stages of the treatment programme; understanding the legal and ethical principles underlying patient care and treatment in order to ensure patient safety; critically evaluating the outcome of treatment on completion of the treatment programme against the initial stated objective, and develop and implement a future clinical pathway for the long term monitoring and maintenance of the case; demonstrating sound theoretical knowledge of the fundamental principles of complex restorative and cosmetic cases; critically appraising research literature relating to clinical practice in restorative and cosmetic dentistry so that students are at the forefront of knowledge in these areas.

Timetabled teaching activities

4 days

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Other essential notes

The cases completed in this module can be credited to the FFGDP pathway.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
40 CATS (Module code: MD974-40)
A1 (Assessed work only) Portfolio of 10 Clinical Cases 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Taught Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry (B93D) - Year 1
Optional Core