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Partial Denture Design; Connectors and Finalising the Design 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 the concepts of joining saddles and components to the denture base, in addition to completing the design of the removable partial denture (RPD).

Learning objectives

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

  • explain the meanings of the terms major and minor connectors
  • describe the need to prescribe the connectors appropriately to the needs and anatomical restrictions of the patient

In a fixed prosthesis, the missing tooth or teeth are replaced. The tooth connected to the abutment tooth or teeth is called a pontic; in a removable prosthesis the equivalent component is called the major connector


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have:

  • knowledge of:
    • basic dental anatomy
    • basic concepts of dental materials science
  • completed eDen sessions:
    • Replacement of teeth/Partial dentures/Partial denture design: Saddles, rests and retainers (141-0423)
    • Replacement of teeth/Partial dentures/Partial denture design: Free end saddle dentures (141-0424)
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
Partial Denture Design; Connectors and Finalising the Design course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
09_21
Access Duration (in months)
12
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