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Jordan University of Science and Technology Faculty of Dentistry Department of Prosthodontics

Semester Lecture Time Lecture Venue Clinical & Laboratory Demonstrations: Students Summer, 2011-2012 Tuesday 2:15 4:15 pm Nursing Hall, J.U.S.T. Campus Schedule and venues of orientation to Dental Teaching Center (D.T.C., Irbid) will be announced later ALL

Course Information Course Title Course Number Prerequisites Course Website Course Coordinator Office Location Removable Prosthodontics (3) Dent 345, 1 credit hour Dent 343, Dent 344. Dr Esam Alem

Second Floor, Dental Teaching Clinics (10G), JUST Campus

Tuesday (12:30 2:30 pm) or by appointment

Office Hours E-mail

Course Goal This is a theory course designed to provide students with the essential required information that they will need to proceed in their clinical training in removable prosthodontics.As a part of this course you will be introduced to the dental clinics (Prosthodontics) at the Dental Teaching Centre (DTC).

Course Requirements To successfully complete DENT 345, students must fulfil the following requirements: Must have a valid registration to the course Attend 90% of all lectures and assigned activities in the Dental Teaching Center

Course References 1 Title Authors Publisher Year / Edition Required Text Book Prosthodontic Treatment for Edentulous patients G.A Zarb; C.L. Bolender; J.C. Hickey and G.E Carlsson Mosby 2004 / Twelfth

2 Title Authors Publisher Year / Edition 3 References

Required Text Book Stewart's Clinical Removable Partial Prosthodontics Rodney D. Phoenix, David R. Cagna, Charles F. DeFreest Quintessence Publishing Co Inc 2008 / Fourth Additional References (1) J.U.S.T. Removable Complete & Partial Denture Manuals, (2) Lecture, Clinic and Laboratory Handouts Course objectives 1. This theoretical course will review the platform of basic knowledge of dental materials, procedures and stepwise methodologies leading to the construction of successful removable complete and partial dentures 2. Relevance and evidence of each methodology is reviewed and expanded along with alternative current practices. 3. The clinical and laboratory demonstrations will help develop basic skills which are incorporated in the denture design. 4. Students are introduced to the e-Learning course which follows the progress of student and allows for a customised learning path based on students abilities. Assessment Policy

Assessment Type Midterm Theory (online examination) Final Exam (online examination) Total

Notes Tuesday, July 3, 2011 (2:30-3:30 pm) Computer Labs: 10H1 & 10H2 (July 28-31, 2012); Specific dates to be announced later by Registration Department

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Teaching and Learning methods Class lectures, handouts and presentations are designed to achieve the course objectives Demonstration sessions at the Dental Teaching Center are an essential part of the course Demonstrations performed by dental technician instructors and dental hygiene professionals are a main component of the teaching methods

Learning outcomes: Upon the completion of this course the students should: Get familiarized with the clinical steps of fabrication complete dentures Get familiarized with the clinical steps of fabrication RPD Get the basic knowledge for occlusal splint therapy Be familiar with making appropriate alginate impression for dentate patients Be familiar with the clinical environment at the dental teaching centre (venue and staff) Get the knowledge and science of color and shade matching in prosthodontics Get the knowledge of certain dental materials from clinical prosthodontics aspects

Lecture and Demonstration Schedule

Week June 12 Topic Lecturer Dr. Alem

- Introduction to the course - Review of clinical steps in fabrication of complete dentures - Review of clinical steps in fabrication of RPDs - Color science and shade matching - Making alginate impressions Midterm Online Exam

June 19

Dr. Alem

Jun 26

Dr. Alem

Tuesday, July 3, 2011

2:303:30 pm; Labs 10H1 & 10H2 Dr. Alem

July 10

- Infection control in Prosthodontics - Clinical prosthodontic materials (impression materials, gypsum products, waxes) - Occlusal splints - Catch-up Clinical orientation to the prosthodontic clinics and laboratories at the DTC Final Online Exam Period

July 17 July 24 Details to announced later June

Dr. Alem

Dr. Alem

Time and venue to be determined by registration


Makeup Exams Drop Date Cheating Attendance


Additional Notes Professions tend to be autonomous and self-sufficient which means having a high degree of control of own affairs while having freedom to exercise professional judgment. As it is a trait, which can be easily enhanced, it is thus subject to self-interest and a continuous process of critical evaluation of ethics and procedure. As the students have been part of the university for some considerable time, they would be familiar with general principles about its beliefs on matters such as quality studentship within this environment. We thus expect our students to develop their professionalism even further together with a high morality. Dentistry is a profession based on such Ethical codes. Gross violations of these formal codes are governed by University laws, which delineate the procedures to determine whether a violation of the code of ethics occurred and, if so, what remedies should be imposed/ This does not mean the list is complete. We encourage students to abide with the more sensitive approach to this by allowing the practice of a high morality, which defines right and wrong by the society, philosophy, religion, and individual conscience. Students and their instructors often make ethical choices reflexively. But ethically sensitive situations, where time, emotions and marks are pressured, it becomes all too easy to be blind-sided by temptation. The best antidote to ethical lapses is to commit in advance to a set of ethical principles - your personal ethical code that follows or grows to it. Any difficulty or concern during the course should be passed directly to the course coordinator. Applicable when an acceptable and valid excuse is presented at the appropriate time. N/A Unethical. JUST regulations will be applied It is mandatory for all lectures and demonstration sessions Each student will be assigned a seat Tardiness up to 15 minutes of the start of class/lab will be allowed. To receive course credit, a student should attend a minimum of 90% of the contact hours of the class; meaning missing only one and a half lecture. Absences from class are counted from the day the class meets officially for the first time not from when the student officially enters. If absent from lectures, then the course coordinator will refer to related guidelines set by the university Any student who is absent on a test day, will have to demonstrate an acceptable medical or social statement explaining the illness or personal crisis as instructed by their faculty Individual instructors may arrange for a make-up test only

Students with Special needs

Graded Exams


Individual conferencing and consultations

Course changes

when a written request is made to and approved by the Dean Any student who feels that he/she may need accommodation for any type of disability is encouraged to contact the course coordinator who will be happy to help in any way Accommodations to the course plan can be tailored to the needs of specific individuals after consultations with the Dean. Multiple choice questions will be computer based Written questions may include short essay, definition, enumeration and matching questions Answers will be discussed in the class All students are highly encouraged to actively participate in the class and demonstration sessions Quizzes may be a part of the course. The course coordinator is always available to talk with the student when problems arise If you have any problems that require the attention of an instructor, do not wait until the problem is insurmountable If a student needs to talk with the course coordinator outside office hours, an appointment can be made Information contained in this course outline is correct at the time of distribution. Content of the courses is revised on an ongoing basis to ensure relevance to changing educational, employment needs. The course coordinator reserves the right to add or delete material from courses and will endeavor to provide notice of changes to students as soon as possible. The timetable may also be revised to accommodate unexpected holidays or changes in schedule