Preclinical Complete Denture Prosthodontics OpenCourseWare: A Free Grad-Level Dentistry Class on Dentures by Tufts University

Published Feb 11, 2009

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Learn the process of making a complete set of dentures in this free OpenCourseWare offered by Tufts University. 'Preclinical Complete Denture Prosthodontics' examines procedures for making the casts and caring for the dentures after they're complete. This course is geared towards students studying dentistry.

Preclinical Complete Denture Prosthodontics: Course Specifics

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Preclinical Complete Denture Prosthodontics: Course Description

Learn about the different types of dentures and the basics for creating a denture cast. This OpenCourseWare offered by Tufts University in Medford, MA, provides details on pouring, trimming and preparing casts for use. The course covers ways to reduce stress on the gum tissue to prevent deterioration.

Students also learn how to keep track of the records, make any adjustments for comfort and care for dentures. This course is led by Tufts University Professor, David H. Hern and provides instruction to cut, shape and form different types of dentures. Students also learn how to determine which denture is best for each individual patient.

Lectures, notes and study materials are available for free online. For more information about this course, visit the Denture Prosthodontics course page.

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