This module provides the background to materials selection for a given clinical situation. The ideal properties of dental materials are discussed; in particular; recently introduced materials. Methods of assessing these for the clinical situation are discussed. New devices and techniques are assessed; and demonstrations of their uses provided. These include novel methods for cavity preparation; for prevention and for shade taking. The use of ultrasonics and magnets in dentistry are discussed; as too is the role of molecular approaches to tissue repair and regeneration.
May-July Year 1
Maintain a log of the new technologies which are discussed in this module and critically appraise 6 regarding their adoption into your clinical practice.
Academics involved in the delivery of this module
Professor T Burke; Dr W Palin; Dr N Wilson
Stand Alone Course
This module can be taken as a stand alone course if required. To apply, please contact Professor FJT Burke, firstname.lastname@example.org, 0121 237 2768 or Lynda Malthouse, email@example.com, 0121 237 2768.
Applicants need to apply via the paper application:
Postgraduate Application Form
Postgraduate Application Notes
Postgraduate Reference Request Form
Fee if taken as a stand alone course
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Entry requirements if taken as a stand alone course
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