Fundamentals of Restorative Dentistry

Course Type
Postgraduate, Continuing professional development, Module

This module is designed for distance learning to enable students to demonstrate advanced knowledge and clinical skill (up to "certificate" level) in the following subject areas:

  • Minimally invasive direct restorative techniques
  • Periodontal treatment
  • Endodontic treatment
  • Fixed and removable prosthodontics

Some content will also be delivered at two face-to-face residential courses and will provide teaching and/or practical simulation experience in the following module 3 subject areas:

  • Direct restorative techniques
  • Periodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Fixed and removable prosthodontics

20 credits

Module Attendance Required
Distance learning. Two one-week residential courses.

Module Dates
Year 1: June -September


  1. Direct restorative techniques (Simulation) 60%
  • Class II composite exercise (Prepare an annotated, step-by-step, photographic presentation, suitable for undergraduate education) (30% of the total module)
  • Manage occlusal caries in an extracted natural molar (appropriate to lesion) (30% of the total module)

 2. Indirect restorations (Simulation) 40%
Preparation of plastic teeth models for the following indirect restorations:

  • Porcelain veneer
  • Porcelain-fused-to-metal crown
  • All ceramic crown

Academics involved in the delivery of this module

Stand Alone Course
This module is not available as a stand alone course.