Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Oral Restoration, Orthodontics and Occlusion

Oral Restoration, Orthodontics and Occlusion
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11760
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Annual
OB
Main language of instruction: English

Other languages of instruction: Catalan, Spanish

Teaching staff


Students can contact the teacher after class or make an appointment by email

akramali@uic.es 

Introduction

The aim of oral rehabilitation is to restore the health, the function and oral aesthetics of the patient. Restoring an aesthetic smile requires orthodontic treatment, occlusal adjustment during treatment and on completion of the treatment, this is stabilised.

This subject seeks to establish the theoretical and practical concepts in the planning and development of interdisciplinary cases of prostheses, orthodontics and occlusion.

Pre-course requirements

Knowledge of oral anatomy and pathophysiology of oral diseases. 

Objectives

Learn to assess orthodontic and occlusal conditions of a patient and the prognosis of the teeth to be rehabilitated

Be able to make a correct diagnosis for proper planning.

Know the criteria and bases of orthodontic tooth movements

Know the criteria and methods of intrusion, extrusion and Up righting

Know how to diagnose and correct the alteration of the gingival margins by orthodontic treatments

Know assembly techniques in the articulator

Know the techniques of making occlusal records

Know the different techniques of taking centric relation record

Know how to take impressions for making a bite splint

Competencies

  • CB6 - Students should have and understand knowledge that provides the basis for or opportunity to be original in terms of the development and application of ideas, often within a research context.
  • CB7 - Students should know how to apply the knowledge they have acquired and be able to resolve problems in new or little known environments within a broader (or multidiciplinary) context, related to their area of study.
  • CB8 - Students should be able to incorporate knowledge and tackle the complexity of making judgements based on information which, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on the social and ethical responsibility linked to the application of their knowledge and judgement
  • CE1 - Students should be able to undertake a proper analysis and an extraoral diagnosis, and underline the aesthetic and functional aspects of the teeth and the soft areas of the lower part of the face as well as a analysis and clinical and lab-based diagnosis, using diagnostic and therapeutic wax models, in order to rehabilitate dental occlusion with good functional and aesthetic balance, while taking into account multidisciplinary factors related to the masticating apparatus.
  • CE2 - Students should be able to work as a clinical professional and/or researcher in the field of aesthetic restorative dentistry, and act as a real specialist or expert in the material; as well as know how to diagnose, treat, prevent and research oral disorders and have updated knowledge of the diagnostic and treatment-related advances which continue to arise throughout their professional life.
  • CE3 - To undertake the selective drilling of teeth to balance the jaw and dental occlusion, as well as make splints for articular and occlusal protection in cases where there is a pathology that requires this.
  • CE5 - To be able to give public presentations on your own clinical cases based on the scientific literature, and correctly use the scientific terminology related to temporomandibular dysfunction and aesthetic restorative dentistry.
  • CE9 - To recognise and interpret images and specialised diagnostic techniques that are significant in research, as well as know how to apply bioinformatic tools and new technologies to the fields of prosthetic and restorative dentistry and dental implants.
  • CG1 - To have the ability to communicate with patients with the aim of explaining, based on scientific criteria but in accessible language, their diagnosis, treatment plan and prognosis, in the case of pathologies that tend to be either advanced or multidisciplinary in nature.
  • CG2 - To be autonomous in terms of obtaining a patient's anamnesis and oral explorations in patients with pathologies that might be either advanced or multidisciplinary in nature; and fill in their medical record and other clinical paperwork using scientific language and terminology that is suited to an aesthetic restorative dentistry professional.
  • CG3 - To know how to apply the protocols established in the University Dental Clinic in relation to diagnosis, complementary explorations and treatment for patients, as well as treatment plans, taking into account the fact that the patients being addressed have pathologies that are either advanced or multidisciplinary in nature.

Learning outcomes

The students know how to evaluate orthodontic and occlusal conditions and prognosis of the teeth to be rehabilitated

The student is able to make a correct diagnosis for a proper planning.

The student knows the criteria and bases of orthodontic tooth movements

 The student knows the criteria and methods of intrusion, extrusion and up righting

  The student knows how to diagnose and correct the alteration of the gingival margins by orthodontic treatments

The student knows assembly techniques in the articulator

The student knows the techniques of making occlusal records

The student knows the different techniques of taking centric relation record

The student knows how to take registrations for making a bite splint

Syllabus

  1. Basis of orthodontic treatment for oral rehabilitation
  2. Diagnosis in orthodontics for oral rehabilitation
  3. Treatments of extrusion and intrusion: diagnostic methods, indications and limitations
  4. Orthodontics and pink aesthetics and distribution of interdental spaces for oral rehabilitation
  5. Occlusal diagnosis for oral rehabilitation: making records, articulator mounting
  6. Considerations for changing the vertical dimension
  7. Splints discharge, directions

Teaching and learning activities

In person



Methodology:

Clinical case studies in seminars

Resolution of clinical cases

Learning focused on pathologies

Evaluation systems and criteria

In person



This subject will be assessed through various methods, and the majority will be based on continuous assessment during the two years.

The seminars (SEM) will be evaluated through the student’s direct, individual participation. They will take into account their capacity for synthesis and problem-solving attitude when difficulties arise. The assessment methodology will be through review of scientific articles that will be presented by the student and corrected by the teacher/s in charge of the activity. These reviews must be presented on computer files (such as Microsoft Office or PowerPoint Presentation). Written test (exams) will be done to follow up the knowledge acquired through the seminars.

• Direct and personal participation 30%

• Acquisition of clinical, technical and surgical knowledge 40%

• Scientific knowledge of the patient's pathology 30%

Bibliography and resources

Michael Cohen; Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning, Volume I: Principles, Design, Implementation

Rafi Romano; The Art of Treatment Planning: Dental and Medical Approaches to the Face and Smile

Rafi Romano; The Art of the Smile: Integrating Prosthodontics, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Dental Technology, and Plastic Surgery in Esthetic Dental Treatment

Rafi Romano; The Art of Detailing: Philosophical Foundations

Michael Cohen; Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning, Volume II: Comprehensive Case Studies

Carl Misch: Contemporary Implant Dentistry

Niklaus P. Lang, Jan Lindhe; Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry

Otto Zuhr, Mark Hurzeler; Plastic Esthetic Periodontal and Implant Surgery