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Impression Materials course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery

This session describes some basic aspects of dental impression materials.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Classify the range of impression materials available in clinical practice
  • List their relevant properties
  • Describe their advantages and disadvantages

Fundamentally, the purpose of an impression of the mouth is to obtain a record of an arch, or part of an arch (with or without teeth), from which a model or cast is poured or prepared. Conventionally, this was/is done via an impression of the mouth recorded in a tray. However, improved technology has resulted in models being prepared using digitised imaging.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have some knowledge of:

  • Basic dental materials
  • Factors affecting the accuracy of impression materials
Instructors / Speakers
Fraser McCord,
Professor

Fraser qualified in 1970 and spend 10 years in general dental practice before becoming a Registrar in Restorative Dentistry at Edinburgh Dental Hospital in 1980.

He became a lecturer in Prosthodontics in 1983 and, in 1986, was awarded a doctorate also from the University of Edinburgh.

In 1989 he was appointed a Senior Lecturer/Hon. Consultant in Restorative Dentistry in the University of Manchester Dental School and in 1992 was appointed to the Chair of Restorative Care of the Elderly.

In 2002, he was Dean of Manchester Dental School and in 2006 moved to the Chair of Restorative Dentistry in the University of Glasgow. Also in 2006, he was President of the BSSPD and in 2008, was awarded the Gold Medal of the BSSPD.

His main interest within Restorative Dentistry is Prosthodontics and he has co-authored 5 textbooks on prosthodontics and has in excess of 100 reviewed publications.

Delivery
Title
Impression Materials course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
08_06_004
Access Duration (in months)
12
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