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Overview

The PG Certificate Course in Aesthetic Dentistry is a one year course offered by the Manipal College of Dental Sciences at the Manipal campus.

It is a combination of four contact sessions, each of 6 days duration. The session will be held once in three months

Course Details and Duration:

This extensive certificate course is designed to provide a wide-ranging experience in all aspects of aesthetic/cosmetic and contemporary restorative dentistry. It will be a modular program spread over a period of 12 months with 4 contact sessions. The course will provide experience that will include review of aesthetic and related literature, didactic presentations, laboratory and clinical experience. Highlights of few of the topics included are as follows

Course Syllabus:

Module - I

Fundamentals of Aesthetics

Principles of Adhesion

Composites - Material Science

Composites – Technical considerations

1. Midline diastema closures

2. Class III restorations

3. Class IV restorations

Hands on experience in composite layering technique

Clinical cases for all the composite restorations

Impression materials and Impression making in Esthetic Practice

Color Science

Module – II

Ceramic Laminate cases –Patient demonstration

Clinical cases on Ceramic Laminates

Individual Tooth Characteristics

Clinical photography - lecture, workshop and training

Gingival Tissue Retraction

Provisionals in Esthetic practice

Direct composite veneers

Module – III

Fiber Reinforced Composite Bridge – Patient Demonstration

Perio aesthetics - lecture and clinical demonstration

Simple orthodontic corrections - lecture and case discussion on treated cases

Bleaching vital teeth - lecture and wet finger demonstration

Occlusion and Face bow transfer

Adhesive bridges (Maryland bridges)

Module – IV

Review of cases done earlier in the course

Case Presentations

Examination - Written and Oral

FACULTY:

As Aesthetic dentistry involves a multidisciplinary approach faculty from Conservative dentistry, Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Orthodontics are actively involved. American accredited member of aesthetic dentistry guides major clinical teaching.

EVALUATION:

The performance evaluation will be done on the basis of satisfactory completion of all assignments, followed by an examination at the end of the training.

The certificate will be awarded after taking into consideration the four criteria listed below:

1. Written test on theoretical aspects - 50% weight age

2. Evaluation of the Candidate's clinical performance by the faculty - 20%

3. Submission of typed and bound copy of the scientific review of publications on a Specific topic in Aesthetic Dentistry - 10%.

4. Power point presentation of the 3 completed esthetic cases – 10%

5. Viva Voce – 10%

All four stages of evaluation process are equally important for the successful completion of the course. Failure to undertake any one of the four aspects will disqualify the candidate from obtaining the certificate. Candidates, who fall short of the minimum requirement to obtain the certificate, will be allowed to repeat their performance in the failed component, provided he or she undertakes the test within a period of one year of the completion of the course.

Course Fees: 2,79,000/ as on 2020

CERTIFICATION:

Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal will issue certificate of training to successful candidates at the close of the one-year of training program. However, candidates will have to finish their assignments and have full attendance.

 

Duration

2 Module (1 year)

15

Mon Jun 15 2020

Jun ' 20

Last date to Apply

01

Jul ' 20

Course Commencement Date

Facilities

Hospitals
Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training in dental procedures

Libraries
Libraries have publications on the latest developments in oral healthcare

Laboratories
Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

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