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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Dentistry Program of Oral Health Sciences Program for Oral Engineering
Lecture Code J1702030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 有床義歯保健工学(全部床義歯)
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Removable Denture and Health Engineering (Complete Denture)
ニカワ ヒロキ,ムラタ ヒロシ,タヂ ツヨシ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds7-10:DEN Lecture Rm 4
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Focused on lectures, focused on exercises, a lot of copying from the blackboard, presentation by students, 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Dental Sciences
Eligible Students 2nd year students of Course of Oral Health Engineering, School of Oral Health, Faculty of Dentistry
Keywords Complete denture/edentulous prosthesis 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Essential subject for National Examination for Dental Technicians 
Criterion referenced
Oral Engineering
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Understanding and knowledge of dental technician (dental techonology) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand theory and procedure of dental techniques of plate denture prosthodontics for restoring lost teeth and periodontal tissues with removable prosthesis, and restoring esthetic morphology in the cases with loss of teeth. 
Class Schedule lesson1 : Edentulous prosthodontics, aging, landmarks in the edentulous mouth
lesson2 : Anatomical characteristics of patient, components of denture, process of production of denture
lesson3 : Preliminary impression, impression material, diagnostic cast, plaster, retention of denture
lesson4 : Individual tray, muscle trimming, precise impression, working cast
lesson5 : Record base with occlusion rim, temporomandibular joint, mandibular position
lesson6 : Mandibular movements and related muscles
lesson7 : Summary 1
lesson8 : Maxillomandibular relationship (vertical)
lesson9 : Maxillomandibular relationship (horizontal)
lesson10 : Articulator, mounting on articulator
lesson11 : Selection of artificial teeth, arrangement of artificial teeth, occlusal scheme
lesson12 : Try-in of wax denture, procedures from flasking through completion
lesson13 : Insertion, adjustment, repair
lesson14 : reline, soft relining material
lesson15 : Summary 2

Written examinations will be given twice. 
Lecture style  Focused on lectures; a lot of copying from the blackboard; handouts
Textbook "Complete denture technique (also useful for practice)" 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, handouts, audio materials, visuals (video/PC/other image data) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Quizzes related to the lecture will be given at the end of every class. Please use them to review the classes. 
Requirements Do your best to attend all classes. 
Grading Method Knowledge will be assessed by written examinations. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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