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DE2505: ORTHODONTIC TECHNOLOGY (2022-2023)

Last modified: 14 Jul 2022 10:20


Course Overview

This course introduces essential knowledge required for the understanding  of the theory and practice of manufacturing protective and removable orthodontic appliances. Core knowledge for Orthodontic Laboratory functions.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 20 credits (10 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr James Mackie

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme
  • Dentistry (DE)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course introduces the student to the theoretical and practical knowledge for the materials and manufacturing processes for both protective and removable orthodontic appliances. The knowledge and techniques form the core knowledge for further advanced systems and techniques.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks 45 Feedback Weeks 48

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Feedback

Feedback provided at both draft stage and then following formal submission. Ahead of any re-submission.

Word Count 2000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralApplyDemonstrate management and quality control procedures.
ProceduralCreateDesign, manufacture and critique protective and removable orthodontic appliances.
ProceduralEvaluateDescribe and evaluate the procedures used in the design and manufacture of protective and removable orthodontic appliances.

Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
Assessment Weeks 35,41,47 Feedback Weeks 37,43,49

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Feedback

Feedback provided to whole class following examination. Borderline or failing student to receive targeted feedback on areas of development ahead of resit examinations.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralUnderstandHave knowledge of the science underpinning protective and passive/ active removable orthodontic appliances

Practical Classwork (Laboratory Appliances)

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 60
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Feedback provided within course lab sessions. Feedback provided on suitability for a patient.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralApplyDemonstrate management and quality control procedures.
ProceduralCreateDesign, manufacture and critique protective and removable orthodontic appliances.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Practical

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks 2 Feedback Weeks 4

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Feedback

Feedback provided to whole class and specific feedback to failing or borderline students.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralApplyDemonstrate management and quality control procedures.
ProceduralUnderstandHave knowledge of the science underpinning protective and passive/ active removable orthodontic appliances
ProceduralCreateDesign, manufacture and critique protective and removable orthodontic appliances.
ProceduralEvaluateDescribe and evaluate the procedures used in the design and manufacture of protective and removable orthodontic appliances.

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