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Specialty program in Oral Rehabilitation ( prosthodontics)
The program objective is to prepare a professionally educated, independent, clinically competent specialist in Oral Rehabilition. The student must fulfill the academic and clinical requirements stipulated by the prosthodontic specialty committee of the Israel Scientific Council of the Israel Dental Association. All students must be adequately prepared to sit the examination of the Israel Dental Association for prosthodontic specialty status in a final written examination and oral examination.

The prosthodontic program is a 4 year program with clinical and didactic distribution in accordance with recommended international standards. The didactic program has primary and secondary curriculum topics addressed in weekly literature review seminars and frontal lectures and is based on a formal curriculum and accredited literature bibliography. Obligatory rotations are in periodontics and an additional elective discipline usually orthodontics. Weekly treatment planning seminars are conduced with students presenting their fully documented clinical cases for forum review and analysis.

Clinical competencies must be demonstrated in all aspects of fixed and removable prosthodontics with fully documented cases demonstrating diagnostic, analytical and treatment proficiencies in fixed and removable implant prosthodontics, complete and partial removable dentures, fixed tooth supported prosthodontics  with periodontal involvement, bruxism orthodontics, partial anodontias, esthetic and TMD parameters. 

Last Updated ( Sunday, 09 March 2008 )

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