34373 - Training in Prosthodontics

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in School of Dentistry (cod. 8204)

Learning outcomes

After completing the internship, the student has attended to practical lessons that enable him to face simple clinical cases of prosthodontics.

Course contents

Construction of edentulous models. Stone models refining and construction of split-cast according to Lauritzen technique. Construction of the individual impression tray for edentulous patients. Construction of wax rims and registration plates. Models mounting on the articulator and wax rims adaptation. Frontal and posterior teeth mounting of a complete denture. Modeling of prosthetic body.

Partially edentulous patient models: project and design of a removable partial denture using the parallelometer. Analysis of different options for different clinical schemes of partial edentulism.


Scotti R, D'Elia A. Corso propedeutico proclitico di protesi totale. Syllabus addendum. Ed. CLUEB, Bologna

Teaching methods

Hands-on lessons in the laboratory, using preliminary educational tutorials and practical demonstration.

"In view of the types of activities and teaching methods adopted, the attendance of this training activity requires the performance of all students of modules 1 and 2 in e-learning mode [https://www.unibo.it/it/servizi-e-opportunita/salute-e-assistenza/salute-e-sicurezza/sicurezza-e-salute-nei-luoghi-di-studio-e-tirocinio] and the participation in module 3 of specific training on safety and health in the workplace. Directions on dates and mode of attendance of module 3 can be found in the appropriate section of the course of study website."

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Assessment methods

The diverse steps of the complete denture construction will be evaluated during the internship with midterm evaluations. The final examination will evaluate the complete dentures assembled by the student during the practical internship.

Teaching tools

Educational video tutorials

Links to further information


Office hours

See the website of Leonardo Ciocca


Good health and well-being Quality education

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.