A dental implant (also known as an endosseous implant or fixture) is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture, facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor.
This module gives a full overview of what dental professionals need to know,
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The Implants online learning course has clear and concise aims, objectives and anticipated outcomes, listed below. These will appear on the Dentaljuce Enhanced CPD Certificate, along with the time spent, dates, and detailed topics you studied within the module. Certificates can be printed at any time, covering any range of dates. Dentaljuce CPD complies with the UK GDC's requirements for enhanced verifiable continuing professional development.
Before starting this module, check that the learning outcomes are what you require, and that you have entered the need into your PDP. Here is an example PDP entry for this module.
|What development needs have I?||How will I address them?||Target completion date||Outcomes||Date
|To refresh and improve my knowledge and skills in dental implantology.
(GDC outcomes: A C D)
|Take the Dentaljuce Implants course.||
|What development needs have I?||To refresh and improve my knowledge and skills in dental implantology.
(GDC outcome A C D)
|How will I address them?||Take the Dentaljuce Implants course.|
|Target completion date|
Module Aims and Outcomes
The aim of the learning and teaching materials in this Dentaljuce module is to allow learners to develop their professional knowledge and understanding in the field of dental implants, in line with their identified personal learning requirements.
- to provide an overview of the complexities of managing patients requiring implants.
Anticipated learning outcomes:The learner will:
- understand and be able to apply the principles and techniques needed for the diagnosis, planning and appropriate surgical referral for implant patients.
- understand the different types of surgery that can be used in implantology.
- understand the different fixed and removable restorations appropriate to implant support.
- through achieving these outcomes, provide an improved level of service to their patients.
GDC Development Outcomes
This CPD will support the learner in meeting the following GDC Development Outcome(s): A C D.