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Jordan University of Science & Technology Faculty of Dentistry Department of Conservative Dentistry Dent 437, 4th year students

First semester 2013/2014 (4 credit hours: 1 theory, 3 clinical) Course syllabus Course Information Course Title Course Code Prerequisites Course Website Instructor Office Location Office Phone Office Hours E-mail Teaching Assistant(s)

Conservative Dentistry 4 Dent 437 ----------Elearning Dr Aveen Hassan JUST Health Center, Irbid Office 2-02 7201000- 28284 (Clinic extension) To be announced Prof. Z. Albashaireh, Dr. G. Maghayreh, Dr. Dr. Aladdin Qudah, Dr. Nawaf Hazaymeh, Dr. H. Zureiqat, Dr. S. Saraj

Course Description This course is designated to provide the dental students with the basic knowledge on management of various clinical aspects in operative dentistry and endodontics. The course will also provide the students with fundamental knowledge of occlusion. The students are required to provide dental patients with fillings using different restorative materials and management of simple cases of endodontics. Text Book Title Author(s) Publisher Year Edition Book Website Main references Further reading Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry James B.Summitt, J.William Robbins, Thomas J. Hilton, Richard S.Schwartz Quintenssence 2006 Third None 1. Lectures 2. Recommended articles 3. Books (as mentioned) 1. Art & Science of Operative Dentistry. Theodore M.Roberson, Harald O.Heymann, Edward J.Swift JR., 5th Edition, 2006. 2. Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry. (mentioned above) 3. Principles and practice of endodontics, Richard E.Walton, Mahmoud Torabinjad. 3rd edition, 2002. 4. Pickards manual of operative dentistry. Edwina A.M. Kidd,

Bernard G.N. Smith, Timothy F. Watson., 8th edition, 2005.

Assessment Policy *Theory (online exam): 15 marks *Practical (clinical requirements): 25 marks, divided as follows Assessment types and semester grade (Out of 40) 1. Professionalism: 5 marks 2. Clinical requirements: 20 marks. The weight of this mark is distributed as follows: 30% for amalgam restorations, 30% for composite restorations, and 40% for root canal treatments Total: 40 marks As needed Minimum of 90% of classes, both lectures and clinics (Please see students guide) Highly encouraged Weights

Assignments Attendance Participation

Course objectives At the end of the first semester the student is expected to acquire the basic skills and :understanding of Indications, manipulation, handling, and placing different dental materials .1 (Amalgam and tooth-colored restorative materials, lining, bases and varnishes), along with the needed instruments and equipments Different techniques of local anesthesia administration related to operative .2 procedures 3. Current concepts of minimal invasive dentistry


8% 8%

4.Composite restorations, bonding phenomenon and the different generations of dentine bonding agents 5.Grossly carious teeth and complex restoration of posterior teeth

15% 8%

6.Non-carious injuries to the teeth 15% 7.Pulpal injuries; prevention, management, and sequels 8% 8.Endodontics emergencies 8% 9.Endodontic procedural accidents; recognition and avoidance 8% Occlusion; main terms and its significance in simple restorative procedures .10 8%

Teaching & Learning Methods 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Lectures Textbooks and articles assignments Elearning ( Exams Exams review

Learning outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Related objective(s) 1 1 1 2 3 4 4 5 6 6 7 8 9 10 Outcome References: for each is the related lecture notes, Elearning, suggested articles and book chapters, and discussions held in the clinical sessions

Identify the materials, instruments and equipment used in the conservative clinic Understand the correct procedures of manipulating the materials used in the conservative clinic Understand the indication and contraindication of amalgam, tooth coloured restorative material, varnishes, bases, and liners Comprehend adequate knowledge related to local anesthesia relevant to operative dental procedures Understand the current concepts minimal invasive dentistry Describe the different techniques for placing anterior and posterior composite restorations Understand the bonding phenomenon and list the different generations of dentine bonding agents Describe the different methods of placing complex amalgam restoration in grossly carious teeth Describe the clinical manifestations of each type of tooth wear. Diagnose and manage non-carious injuries to the teeth. Preserve the vitality of the tooth and to describe different pulpal injuries, and techniques of preventive endodontics Describe and manage different endodontic emergencies Recognize and avoid different endodontic procedural accidents. Understand occlusal practice related to simple clinical restorative procedures

Course Content Week Topics Introduction to the course and clinics, objectives and requirements. Brief revision of 1 the caries process, and patient approach in the clinic 2 Local anesthesia Minimal intervention dentistry and revision of principles of cavity preparation 3 4 5 Happy Eid Composite, amalgam, varnishes, linings and bases with special emphasis on

Lecturer Dr. Aveen Hassan Dr. Aveen Hassan Dr. Ghada Maghayreh Dr. Aveen Hassan

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material used in the clinic Complex amalgam restorations and management of grossly carious teeth Direct tooth-colored restorations Anterior and Posterior composites Bonding to Dentine Non carious injuries to the teeth Tooth wear Non carious injuries to the teeth - Developmental defects Preventive endodontics: Pulp injury, sequence of pulp disease, indirect pulp capping, direct pulp capping Midterm exam* + Endodontic emergencies Procedural accidents in endodontics Merry Christmas Happy new year Occlusal considerations in simple restorative dentistry

Dr. Ghada Maghayreh Dr. Aveen Hassan Dr. Aveen Hassan Prof. Z. Albashaireh Prof. Z. Albashaireh Dr. Aveen Hassan Dr. Nawaf Hazaymeh Dr. Aladdin Qudah Dr. Aveen Hassan

*Midterm exam will be held on Saturday. Exam review and model discussion session to be determined The clinical requirements of the fourth year students in Dent 437 and 438 Below is a table containing the whole clinical requirements needed to be fulfilled by the students over the first semester (Dent 437) and second semester (Dent 438). This is an exact replica of the form present in the clinic .((Students mark booklet Amalgam restorations Class I Class I Class I Class I Class I Class II Class II Class II Class II MOD Composite restorations Class I Class I/ PRR Minimal class II Minimal class II Class III Class III Class III Class IV Class IV Class IV Class V Class V Class V Root canal treatments RCT upper: Tooth Clinical mark Professional mark Signature and comments of the clinical supervisor Date


Clinical mark

Professional mark

Signature and comments of the clinical supervisor


1. Access 2. Preparation 3. Obturation RCT lower: 1. Access 2. Preparation 3. Obturation RCT bonus: 1. Access 2. Preparation 3. Obturation Students notes regarding the grading system and clinical duties Clinical grade is given for each clinical session, evaluating case presentation, local anesthesia administration, * cavity preparation, lining (if applicable), final restoration, position, moisture control, and cross infection control Professional grade is given for each clinical session, evaluating students attitude, dress code, postoperative * .instructions to patients, and respect to patients, colleagues and staff You are going to be graded in codes: A, A-, B, B-, C, D, F * D (correctable mistake), and F (Failure, non-correctable mistake) are considered as (unacceptable) grades, and * must be repeated *Unacceptable work quality (D and F) must be repeated. Note that this grade will be disregarded and replaced with a new grade once you repeat the task. If you could not manage to repeat the task, you will be granted only the quantity mark (equivalent to 1 or 2 out of 10). *Unfinished tasks (e.g. temporary restorations) will not be graded. *No student is allowed to get an extra-clinic. :Please you should* 1. Get faculty staff permission before you start treating the patient, even if it is the second visit. 2. Write down the details of your work on the patients file (this is mandatory to get the mark), and sign it from your supervisor immediately after you finish the task. 3. Stop working 15 minutes before the end of your time in the clinic. These 15 minutes are needed for disinfecting the clinic, documenting your work, and signing the patients file. 4. Give postoperative instructions to the patient following each procedure. Should you face any difficulty in this regard, please approach your supervisor for guidance. Additional Notes Passing requirements

To pass this course each fourth year dental student should: 1- Attend clinical sessions regularly in accordance with university regulations. 2- Attend lectures regularly in accordance with university regulations. Being punctual is important and coming late to lectures or clinical sessions is unacceptable (please see notes above) 3- Fulfill the clinical requirements of the course 4- Attend the announced exams

5- Surpass overall passing grade (50%) Attendance and make up exams - Late arrivals (more than 15 minutes) to clinical sessions are unexcused absences - Students must attend (at least) 90% of all scheduled classes and clinics. - All course make-ups, test, and so forth, must be completed within 14 days from the date of the excused absence. - No make-up exams or quizzes will be given for unexcused absences -Gross violations of the formal codes are governed by University laws, which delineate the procedures to determine whether a violation of the code of ethics occurred and, if so, what remedies should be imposed. -Students and their instructors often make ethical choices reflexively. But ethically sensitive situations, where time, emotions and marks are pressured, it becomes all too easy to be blind-sided by temptation. The best antidote to ethical lapses is to commit in advance to a set of ethical principles - your personal ethical code that follows or grows to it. -Any difficulty or concern during the course should be passed directly to the course coordinator. -It is unethical and illegal by any means JUST regulations will be applicable -If absent from lectures, then the course coordinator will refer to related guidelines set by the university. -Any student who is absent on a test day, will have to demonstrate an acceptable medical or social statement explaining the illness or personal crisis as instructed by their faculty. -Individual instructors may accommodate by arrangements for a make-up test only when a written request is sent to and approved by the Dean. -Any student who feels that s/he may need accommodation for any type of disability is encouraged to contact the course coordinator who will be happy to help in any way. -Accommodations to the course plan can be tailored to the needs of specific individuals after consultations with the dean. -All students are highly encouraged to participate in the classes. -The course coordinator is always available to talk with the student when problems arise. -If you have any problems that require the attention of an instructor, do not wait until the problem is insurmountable. -If a student must talk with the course coordinator after office hours, an appointment can be made for that time. -Information contained in this course outline is correct at the time of publication. -Content of the courses is revised on an ongoing basis to ensure relevance to changing educational and employment needs. -The course coordinator reserves the right to add or delete material from courses and will endeavor to provide notice of changes to students as soon as possible. -The timetable may also be revised accommodating to holidays and unexpected off days.




Students with Special needs Participation Individual conferencing and consultations

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