This course is divided into pre-clinical and clinical Operative techniques. Pre-clinical Operative Techniques is taught during the second year on Phantom Heads.
The course is:
Further details of the Course are:
Examination and Diagnosis:
Reception of the patients in the dental chairs, position of the operator, filling of the dental chart and sterilization of the instruments. Brief medical and sterilization of the instruments. Brief medical history and detailed dental examination technique. Principles of conservative Dentistry: Rubber Dam and its application.
Black’s classification of cavities, steps in cavity preparation, cavities for amalgam restoration, for plastic restoration for inlays.
Control of saliva during cavity preparation
Elimination of pain. Types and application of different matrices. Selection of suitable restorative materials. Design of restoration.
Composition and manipulation of different filling materials such as gold foil, silver amalgam, silicate cement, composite materials, porcelain, dental cement, zinc-oxide and gutta percha, inlays, gold and other metals: Cavity preparation, manipulation of casting finishing and cementing of inlays.