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2012 Catalog: Dentist Courses

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DD0006: Fabrication of Full Dentures

Date: 9/07/2011 - 12/21/2011 Course Status: Completed
Facility: Gallup Indian Medical Center Dental Clinic Location: Gallup, NM
Instructor: David Jones Director: David Jones
Level: Basic Audience: Dentists, Assistants
Quota: 2 - 5 students Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 10.00 (Total CDE); 10.00 (DANB Clinical); 10.00 (AGD - 671)
Course Types Course Types Course Types
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

This course is not subject to the lottery. It is open only to dentists at GIMC.

The purpose of this course is to provide training in the fabrication of full and partial dentures. The course will utilize lecture, discussion and the treatment of approximately 15 edentulous patients. The course will extend over four patient visits approximately one month apart allowing time for the use of the dental laboratory to fabricate the dentures.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
1. Take satisfactory alginate final impressions and satisfactorily fabricate the stone models.
2. Take accurate bite records, including accurate occlusal registration, vertical dimension and tooth selection.
3. Assess and correct, if necessary, the final setup of the dentures at a wax try in stage.
4. Correctly deliver the final dentures with oral and written instructions.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

Concerns or complaints about this course may be directed to Mary Beth Kinney or to ADA CERP (http://www.ada.org/goto/cerp).


Permission of instructor.

Tuition Payment Information:

Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.

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