DEH 221 Dental Anatomy (2+1)

Introduction and study of tooth morphology and related terminology. Anatomy of the head and neck with emphasis on the structure and functional relationships in the oral cavity. Lectures will provide knowledge in temporomandibular joint function, muscles of mastication, permanent and deciduous dentition and supporting anatomical structures and concepts of occlusion

DEH217 Dental Occlusion (1+1)

Introduction to the criteria of normal occlusion, jaw positions and movements, the intermaxillary relations including centric and eccentric positions and determinants of mandibular movements. Lectures will provide knowledge of various patterns of occlusion as well as the importance of articulators in prosthetic appliances construction.

 

DEH221 Introduction to Dental Technology (2)

This course is designed to introduce the student to basic concepts and principles of dental health and dental technology. Lectures will survey the development of dental technology. Laboratory equipment and safety factors, and the relationships of the basic sciences to dental laboratory techniques.

 

DEH223 Dental Materials (3)

This course is designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of those materials used in fabrication of dental appliances. Emphasis will be placed on material composition, physical and mechanical properties and fitness for purpose.

 

DEH231 Complete Dentures prosthodontics I (1+2)

Lecture and laboratory instruction in the fabrication of maxillary and mandibular complete dentures covering the evaluation of preliminary and final impressions, pouring and trimming of casts, construction of special impression trays, base plats and occlusion rims, acceptable use of articulators, selection and setting of artificial teeth, waxing, flasking, packing, processing, deflasking, selective grinding, finishing and polishing of complete dentures.

 

DEH232 Removable Partial Prosthodontics I (1+3)

Lecture and laboratory instruction on the design and construction of removable partial dentures. The course included surveying, designing, fabrication of refractory casts, pattern preparation, casting, finishing and polishing procedures. Processing techniques and repairing techniques will be emphasized

DEH233 Fixed Restorative Prosthodontics I (1+3)

Introduction to the technique and procedures in the fabrication of the cast inlays, crowns and multi-unit fixed partial dentures; includes cast with removable dies, soldering, and crown for t non-vital teeth. Introduction to the use of acrylic resin crown.

 

DEH323 Dental Ceramics (1+1)

Lectures and practicals will include the principles of metal framework design for ceramo-metal restorations, the basics of porcelain build-up procedure, color mixing, shade matching and criteria of lab-prescriptions.

 

DEH331 Complete Dentures prosthodontics II (1+2)

A continuation and further refinements employed in the construction of complete dentures including additional instruction and practice in the use of articulators, articulation of artificial teeth and aesthetics.  Experience in repairing, relining and rebasing procedures.

 

DEH333  Removable Dental Prosthodontics II (1+3)

Further study of design and construction of cast removable partial denture frameworks and mental preforemd metal components. Aethetic problems and the use of various types of artificial teeth are considered. Emphasis will be placed on partial dentures classification, theories of design and alternative treatment and construction procedures. Design principles and methods of construction of acrylic muscosa borne partial dentures will be undertaken.

 

DEH334 Fixed Restorative Prosthodontics II (1+3)

A continuation of fixed restorative prosthodontics I and the fabrication of cantilever and stress broken fixed dentures semi precision attachments, and all typed of pontic designs. Introduction to ceramics, metals, dental problems and their use in the fabrication of porcelain fused to metal restorations.

 

DEH335 Removable Dental Prosthodontics III (1+3)

A continued study of design and construction of cast removable partial dentures with experience in precession attachment and stress broken castings. Swing lock partial dentures, periodontal splints and case metal bases for complete dentures.

 

DEH336 Fixed Restorative Prosthodontics III (1+3)

A continuation of fixed restorative prosthodontics I and the fabrication of cantilever and stress broken fixed dentures semi precision attachments, and all typed of pontic designs. Introduction to ceramics, metals, dental problems and their use in the fabrication of porcelain fused to metal restorations.

 

DEH381 Clinical Practice I (1+4)

In-service training serves as a transitional period between the academic setting of the schoolroom and the professional practice. Through this participation the student shall develop an appreciation of the professional community of which he is now a member.

DEH421 Maxillofacial Technology (1+2)

A basic introduction to the methods of replacement of lost facial structures and obturator appliance. Construction of different types of splints and stents with emphasis on construction of different appliances that used for treatment of fracture jaw.

 

DEH423 Advanced Ceramics (1+2)

Concentrated experience to refine skills in porcelain build-up, characterization, staining and color mixing. Emphasis on problem areas in ceramo-metal restoration construction, their causes and remedies.

 

DEH424 Dental materials Evaluation (1+2)

The construction of specimens in any of the materials used in dentistry and the undertaking of mechanical and physical testing procedures used to evaluate and characterize their properties.

 

DEH427 New Advances in Dental Technology (1+1)

This course is designed to introduce the student to the new advances concepts and principle of dental technology.  The lectures with survey the most recent and updating the dental technology concerning complete, removable and fixed prosthetic appliances. The new in laboratory equipment and materials, implant and overdentures and osteointegration and their relations to dental laboratory techniques.

 

DEH431 Orthodontics (1+2)

Introduction to techniques and procedures for study model construction, removable and fixed retention appliances, habit breaking appliances and appliances for effective tooth movement. The principles and procedures associated with soldering and spot welding, and repairing procedures shall be included.

 

DEH432 Advanced Orthodontics (1+2)

Lecture and laboratory instruction in advanced techniques covering functional and non-functional orthodontic appliances.

 

DEH433 Advanced Removable Partial Denture (1+2)

Fabrication of mandibular and maxillary removable partial dentures according to prescribed design and construction of one removable partial denture for a periodontally involved patient.

 

DEH434 Advanced Complete Denture Prosthodontics (1+2)

Skill development in the construction of complete denture restorations including aesthetic adjustment and fabrication of dentures, for special patient populations i.e. surgically involved in injury related.

 

DEH482 Clinical Practice II (1+4)

In-service training experience serves as a transitional period between the academic setting of the schoolroom and professionals practice. Through this participation the student shall develop and appreciation of the professional community of which he is now a member

DEH483 Clinical Practice III (1+4)

In-service training experience serves as a transitional period between the academic setting of the schoolroom and professionals practice. Through this participation the student shall develop and appreciation of the professional community of which he is now a member.