DENLB203 - Fixed Prosthodontics I

This course introduces the student to the theory and practice of fabricating individual metal crowns. The student will learn the steps involved in fabricating gold inlays, onlays, & crowns.

Credits: 5

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Fall, Spring


  1. Demonstrate the procedures for model and die preparation using the pindex
  2. Describe and draw parallelism on preps for crowns and bridges
  3. Describe the principles and methods of preventing disease transmission and cross contamination during the fabrication of a metal prosthesis
  4. Distinguish between a good or bad impression
  5. Follow the procedures for waxing, spruing, investing, burnout, casting, finishing & polishing
  6. Identify different prep forms
  7. Identify various margin preps, their advantages, disadvantages and the types of restoration that require them
  8. Trim margins & mark dies