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Operative Dentistry I (4th semester) & Operative Dentistry II (5th semester)

AIM

The students should acquire the foundation theoretical knowledge of Operative Dentistry and to develop manual skills practicing direct restorations in a simulated oral environment in the laboratory.

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Foundational principles of conservative restorations and restorative materials; Dental caries diagnosis; Non-carious cervical dental lesions; Caries risk assessment and caries management; Instruments and equipment for hard tissue and materials cutting and removal; Restorative dental materials (amalgam - resin composite - glass ionomer cement - dental ceramic - laboratory-processed resin composite); Retention and adhesion of dental restorations - Mechanical, micromechanical and chemical aspects; Pulp protection; Periodontal tissues and dental restorations; Treatment of teeth with incipient caries; Treatment of decayed teeth with moderate caries; Treatment of teeth with extensive tooth loss; Tooth fracture. -Diagnosis and treatment; Evaluation and restoration of teeth with aesthetic problems; Clinical evaluation of dental restorations.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Lectures.
  • Laboratory exercise.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

  • Attendance of 50% of lectures.
  • Successful completion of laboratory exercises.
  • Midterm written exams (three).
  • Handing of written assignment.
  • Successful final examination.