Intended Learning Outcomes:
Successful completion of this course should lead to the following learning outcomes:
Students should gain practical skills of the concepts, principles and theories
related to Operative Dentistry.
Students should be able to identify and use hand cutting and rotary instrument
in addition to other devices used in the practice of Operative Dentistry.
Students should be able to use their allocated unit and position themselves in
the correct position throughout the simulated clinical exercises.
Students should be able to prepare and restore all types of cavities applying the
proper and modern principles in cavity preparation for all direct restorative
Students should be able to perform the required task from the first try to an
acceptable level and should be able to identify and correct their own mistakes.
Students should be able to practice the indirect technique using the mouth
mirror during cavity preparation and other restorative procedures.
Students should be able to apply the concepts of esthetic dentistry
A. Knowledge and Understanding:
Develop a wide range manual skills needed for the applications of the basic
principles of Operative Dentistry and management of dental lesions.
Have in depth knowledge in the principles and detailed features of different
types of cavity preparations for metallic and tooth-colored restoratives.
Develop a wide range knowledge and understanding of the instrumentation used
in Operative Dentistry and the handling techniques for the restorative materials
Be able to discuss and explain the biological aspects of operative dentistry.
Be able to discuss and explain the concepts of esthetic dentistry
B. Intellectual Skills:
Apply the knowledge of the basic dental sciences (dental anatomy,
histology and dental caries) within the context of Operative Dentistry.
Understand and relate the properties and behavior of restorative dental
materials to the concepts behind cavity preparation.
Understand and appreciate the biological aspects of Operative Dentistry
and material applications in Operative Dentistry.
Integrate the knowledge and understanding of the esthetic needs and
consideration with the properties and limitations of clinical dental
C. Subject-Specific Skills: