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Operative dentistry: Course Outline

Operative Dentistry is one of the branches of dentistry that deals with the art and science of the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and prognosis of diseases or trauma to teeth.

Course Outline

Radiology & Radiography

  • Periapical
  • Bitewing
  • Occlusal
  • OPG

Restorative materials

  • Amalgam
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Mercury hazards & hygiene
  • Composite resins
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Acid etching
  • Enamel & Dentine bonding
  • Restoration of Class III & IV
  • Posterior Composite
  • Composite Veneers

 Cements

  • Ca(OH)2
  • Glass Ionomers
  • Zinc Phosphates
  • Zinc Oxide Eugenol and others

Restoration of Pulp less teeth (Post and Core)

       In retained restorations

  • Bleaching
  • Internal
  • External

Veneers

  • Porcelain
  • Composite
  • Metal

Paedodontics

  1. Child management in dental practice
  2. The Acid etch Technique in caries prevention
  3. Pit & Fissure Sealants & Preventive resin restorations
  4. Radiology
  5. Problem of Pain & Sedation
  6. Periodontal disease in children
  7. Injury to the primary & permanent teeth
  8. Pulp therapy for the primary & young permanent teeth
  9. Prevention of Dental Disease

  • Prenatal Counseling
  • Oral prophylaxis
  • Fluoride administration
  • Dietary management
  • Diet counseling
  • Home care‚Äč
  1. Restorative dentistry for the primary dentition
  2. Anesthesia
  3. Oral habits
  4. Space maintenance in the primary dentition
  5. Treatment planning & interceptive orthodontics
  • Rampant caries
  • Fluorides
  • Treatment of handicapped children

Course Outline

‚ÄčEndodontic 

  1. Diagnostic Procedures.
  • History
  • Clinical examination
  • Therapeutics
  1. Clinical Classification of pulpal & periapical disease
  • Reversible pulpitis.
  • Irreversible pulpitis.
  • Acute apical periodontitis.
  • Acute apical abscess
  • Chronic apical periodontitis
  1. Local Anesthesia
  2. Instruments
  3. Internal Morphology & Access opening
  4. Pulpectomy – diagnostic & working length, cleaning filing, shaping
  5. Bio-mechanical canal preparation etc.
  6. Irrigants & intra canal medicaments.
  7. Root canal sealers & obturation.
  8. Failures in endodontics
  9. Surgical endodontic& Re-treatment
  10. Endo – perio lesions
  11. Internal, external resoption
  12. Radiographic Analysis.
  13. Dental emergency
  14. Sterilization and asepsis
  15. Traumatic injuries
  • Crown fracture
  • Root fracture
  • Displacement
  • Avulsion

Crowns

  1. Terminology, Indications & Contra indications
  2. Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
  3. Basic Principles of preparation
  4. Procelain Jacket Crowns ? Indications & Contraindications, Clinical assessment, and steps of preparation.
  5. Procelain Fused to metal crowns
  • Indications, Contraindications
  • Clinical assessment
  • Steps of preparation
  1. Full Crowns
  • Indications, Contraindications
  • Clinical assessment
  • Steps of preparation
  1.  Fluid control & soft tissue management
  2. Electrosurgery Indications, Contra indication & Technique
  3. Post & Core crowns
  4. Impressions & Impression materials
  5.  Clinical Procedures
  6. Laboratory Technique for
  7. Porcelain veneers
  8. Inlays Onlays.
  9.  CAD-CAM
  10. Occlusion

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