The Level 7 PG Diploma in Implant Prosthodontics is made up of the Level 7 PG Certificate in Restorative Dentistry & PG Certificate in Implantology, Delegates can take this as individual certs moving from one to the next and achieving their diploma within the allotted time span or take the diploma as one unit. The Implant Prosthodontics course is focused on delegates who want to build-up their skills to treat simple implant patients with a focus on restoring implants. The qualification consists of 8 units delivered over 28 days in the form of practical sessions, lectures, demonstrations and live patient treatment days.
The course covers the key aspects of restorative dentistry and dental implantology to provide evidence based, safe and predictable treatment of participants own cases. Knowledge of topics such as Occlusion and use of articulators provides additional grounding for a dentist to treatment plan a case and then place and restore an implant to deliver best results to patients.
As a live patient course, there is significant focus on patient selection and identification of suitable implant patients using latest techniques and diagnostic tools. We ensure that planning stages are comprehensive and thorough, assuring that the patient journey is smooth and predictable. The Restorative part of the course covers topics such are Occlusion, Articulators, TMJ Splints, Basic Tooth Preparations, Introduction to Endodontics & Periodontics and Treatment Planning. These topics prepare a delegate to identify, plan and deliver treatment results with best outcomes.
As delegates work towards placing implants under supervision, they will be able to practice these skills by treating patients, not only delivering results but knowing the reasons why the results were delivered.
The course can be completed as a standard course within approximately 12 or 18 months or as an extended course which is completed within approximately 18 to 36 months