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Removable Prosthodontics II (9th & 10th semester)


Rehabilitation of partial and total edentulousness with removable prostheses in all ages

Learning outcomes

At the end of the 10th semester the student should be able :

  • To evaluate findings from clinical examination and general health condition of full/partial edentulous patients.
  • To create treatment plans of total prosthetic rehabilitation in collaboration with other involved disciplines.
  • To describe various different types of removable prosthesis.
  • To restore the full/partial edentulousness with full, immediate, RPDs, and overdentures in  the Comprehensive Care Clinic.
  •  To diagnose and take care of any anticipated problems after the delivery of complete and RPDs.
  • To describe the principles of dental care and management of elderly patients and patients with maxillofacial defects.


Clinical stages of the construction of full; partial; immediate dentures; overdentures; copy dentures; neutral zone construction; implant retained overdentures; Oral examinations; preparing of the mouth; taking impressions; jaw relationships; teeth set up; try in; delivery of dentures; post insertion problems; Immediate dentures; overdentures; implant retained overdentures; Denture repairs; rebasing and relining of dentures; Effect of dentures on stomatognathic system; The problem of resorbed alveolar ridges; Combination syndrome; Vomiting and dentures; Liners (soft /hard) for dentures; Copy / duplicate dentures; Microwave curing of dentures; Visible light cured resins for the construction of dentures; Denture aesthetics; Denture phonetics; Rapport between dentist/patient.

Educational Methods

  • Treatment planning seminars in CCC
  • Clinical practice in CCC

Criteria for successful completion.

  • Attendance of the treatment planning seminars in TPCC.
  • Successful completion of the clinical requirements.
  • Successful final examination.