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  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.B PROFESSIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION STUDY PROGRAMME 1st CYCLE DEGREE LABORATORY DENTAL PROSTHETICS Course information and outline1 General information about the study programmeThe first cycle degree Professional Higher Education Study Programme Laboratory DentalProsthetics lasts 3 years (6 semesters), comprising 180 ECTS credits in total. The professionaltitle awarded to the first cycle degree graduate is diplomirani laboratorijski zobni protetik(VS), or diplomirana laboratorijska zobna protetičarka. (VS), abbreviation dipl. lab. zob. prot.(VS). The professional title is conferred in compliance with the Professional and AcademicTitles Act, Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, No. 61-2571/06.2 Goals of the programme and general competencesThe Professional Higher Education Study Programme graduate of Laboratory DentalProsthetics will possess a broad range of core skills encompassing profession-specific andgeneric enabling skills. The basic goal of the programme is to educate a health careprofessional to be competent in all areas of dental prosthodontics. Along with discipline-specific contents, the programme also comprises subjects which help to develop appropriateattitudes and approaches towards the patients in the process of their dental restoration.Laboratory Dental Prosthetics is a rapidly developing branch of medical care, but theeducation of adequate health providers has not followed the pace of discipline development.The basic team in dentistry consists of a dentist and laboratory prosthetician. The formerperforms clinical procedures in the oral cavity and the latter is responsible for the fabricationof dental prosthetics. Like other health care professionals, a laboratory prosthetician is legallybound to follow a range of ethical and medico-legal norms.The Laboratory Dental Prosthetics diploma holder possesses the theoretical knowledge andskills for autonomous performance of the profession, including the abilities of logicalthinking, application of knowledge, reasoning, reporting, communication and life-longindependent learning.He/she is able to: consolidate and apply theoretical knowledge from a range of disciplines in dental practice perform their work autonomously in the interdisciplinary team and implement the relevant prosthodontic restorations, assess and satisfy the patients needs while adhering to the principles of professional ethics; communicate effectively in national and international environments; analyse professional problems and synthesize adequate solutions; participate in the multi- professional team; 1
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.B appraise the quality of their professional performance and choose the best treatment options; manage and organise their work and working processes in a dental laboratory; participate in their professional discipline research work; use their learning skills, take responsibility for independent acquisition of professional knowledge, gather and apply data from different sources and commit to life-long learning.3 Admission requirements and selection criteria20 students may enroll in the programme per year.The following persons may apply for the undergraduate programme of Laboratory DentalProsthetics:1. a) those that have passed the upper-secondary school leaving exam (matura) b) those that have passed vocational matura in any secondary school programme c) those that have passed any four-year secondary school final exam before 1st June 19952. those that have passed the practical entrance exam of manual skills.The candidates must fulfil the conditions under 1. and 2.In case of limited enrolment:Applicants under a) above will be selected according to:- overall score in the matura exam 15%- grade average in years 3 and 4 15%- practical entrance exam 70%Applicants under b) and c) above will be selected according to:- overall score in the vocational matura exam 15%- grade average in years 3 and 4 15%- practical entrance exam 70%4 Recognition of knowledge and skills acquired prior to admissionRecognition of the student’s prior learning or current competencies (in ECTS) acquired throughother study programmes may be granted if they match the contents and educational goals of theLaboratory Dental Prosthetics programme. In compliance with the criteria regarding prior learningrecognition adopted by the University of Ljubljana, the Study Committee of the College of HealthStudies shall make a decision regarding the recognition and crediting of the applicants’knowledge and skills on the basis of the student’s individual application and the provision ofcertificates and other documents attesting to the acquired knowledge.Recognition of prior knowledge will be based on the following criteria:- eligibility of prior education meeting the admission requirements,- the comparability of the extent of education (the workload per subject),- the comparability of content.The knowledge acquired prior to admission will be recognised if:- the admission requirements are equivalent; 2
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.B- previous education covers at least 75% of the extent and match at least 75% of the content of thesubject to be recognised.The number of ECTS will be granted accordingly..5 Promotion requirementsTo advance to the subsequent year of the undergraduate programme, the student must fulfill allthe obligations defined by the programme and syllabi - obligatory attendance of study activities -lectures, skills lab and clinical practice, and the required number of credits per year. The minimalnumber of credits:- for enrolment into the second study year is at least 50 ECTS from the first study year.- for enrolment into the third study year 60 ECTS are mandatory from the first study year and atleast 50 ECTS from the second study year.In exceptional circumstances, as defined in the Statute of the University of Ljubljana, the StudyCommission can approve enrolment into:- study year 2, if the student has achieved at least 45 ECTS from the first study year,- study year 3, if the student has achieved 60 ECTS from the first study year and at least 45 ECTSfrom the second study year.Repeated enrolment requirements A repeated enrolment is granted only if the student has satisfied the following conditions:- in the first study year, if at least 30 ECTS from the first study year are earned;- in the second study year, if 60 ECTS from the first study year and 30 ECTS from the secondstudy year are earned;A repeated enrolment or transfer is allowed only once during the entire course of studies.6 Completion of the courseTo be awarded a qualification following the Laboratory Dental Prosthetics first-cycle degreeprogramme, a student must complete all subjects’ obligations and submit and defend adiploma project.7 Transfer between programmesTransfer between programmes is defined as the process by which students may transfer from oneprogramme of education and training to another university degree programme having receivedpartial or full recognition of knowledge, skills and competences acquired.When a student wishes to transfer from any other first or university degree undergraduateprogramme accredited in the Republic of Slovenia to the proposed Laboratory Dental Prostheticsprogramme, the transfer is subject to:- admission requirements,- places available,- completion and recognition of the obligations of the former programme, 3
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.B- acquisition of the minimum number of ECTS required for degree completion in the newprogramme.Transfer from a short-cycle college programme (two-year higher school programme)Transfer is not possible as there are currently no parallel accredited undergraduate programmes inSlovenia.Transfer from one first-cycle or university degree programme to another- Transfer is possible from the higher professional education programme of Laboratory DentalProsthetics and other higher professional education and university health programmes accreditedin Slovenia. In transferring, all the fulfilled and recognised requirements of the prior programmedetermine the academic year of further study.- Transfer is also possible from all university or higher professional education programmes ofLaboratory Dental Prosthetics run in the EU member states. In transferring, all the fulfilled andrecognised requirements of the prior programme determine the academic year of further study.Transferring between study programmes is at the discretion of the Study Committee of theCollege of Health Studies. All transfers are subject to individual review and follow theRegulations Statute of the College of Health Studies, Ljubljana.8 Grading systemAssessment strategies and methods complement the learning outcomes. Students’ theoreticalknowledge and/or practical skills are assessed for each individual subject by the end of the course.The assessment modes (oral or written examination, tests, seminar papers, diaries, reports,projects, class presentations) are defined in the subjects’ syllabi. The assessment regimes aredefined in the Rules on Knowledge Assessment, adopted and approved by the Academic Senateof the College of Health Studies. The grading scale is in accordance with the Statute of theUniversity of Ljubljana.9 Study programme syllabi and the anticipated head lecturersThe first cycle degree Professional Higher Education Study Programme Laboratory DentalProsthetics is comprised of 28 compulsory and 14 elective subjects.Presented in Table 1 is a list of subjects and the anticipated head lecturers.Table 2 includes a list of subjects, sequence of subjects per study year, the total student workloadper year, the number of contact hours, the proportion of different study modes and the number ofcredits assigned to each subject.Table 1: A list of subjects and the anticipated head lecturers 4
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.B No. Subject Head lecturer 1. Biophysics France Sevšek 2. Introduction to Research Methodology Majda Pahor 3. Fundamentals of Biomedicine Martin Bauer 4. Fundamentals of Clinical Medicine and First Aid Damjan Slabe Anatomy and Physiology with Pathology 5. Raja Gošnak Dahmane 6. Special Anatomy with Morphology Erika Cvetko 7. Gnathology Ljubo Marion 8. Fixed Prosthodontics 1 Igor Kopač 9. Dental Materials Ladislav Kosec 10. Removable Prosthodontics 1 Nenad Funduk 11. IT and Informatics in Dentistry Jelena Ficzko 12. Gnathological and Dental Orthopedics Maja Ovsenik 13. Fixed Prosthodontics 2 Igor Kopač 14. Maxillofacial Techniques and Epitheses Nenad Funduk 15. Dental Materials Technology Ladislav Kosec 16. Aesthetic Dental Design Dušan Kirbiš 17. Quality Control and Medical Devices Directives Franc Rojko Professional Ethics, Management and Organisation of 18. Work Franc Rojko 19. Professional Practice 1 Franc Rojko 20. Dental and Oral Diseases Milan Petelin 21. Dental Laboratory Management Franc Rojko 22. Fixed Prosthodontics 3 Igor Kopač 23. Removable Prosthodontics 2 Nenad Funduk 24. CAD/CAM Technologies Igor Kopač 25. Professional Practice 2 Franc Rojko 26. Diploma Work 27. Elective subjects General elective subjects27.1. English Language Breda Vrhunec27.2. German Language Irena Kuštrin27.3. Interprofessional Collaboration Majda Pahor27.4. Health and Work Safety Jožef Horvat27.5. Didactics in Health Education Silva Hoyer27.6. Computer Lab Practicum Jelena Ficzko27.7. Informatics in Health Care Jelena Ficzko27.8. Social Sciences in Health Care Asja Nina Kovačev Professional elective subjects 27.9. Fixed Prosthodontics – dentures supported by implants Igor Kopač27.10. Fixed Prosthodontics – galvanic techniques Igor Kopač27.11. Removable Prosthodontics – laser in dental laboratory prosthetics Nenad Funduk27.12. Removable Prosthodontics – dentures supported by Nenad Funduk 5
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.B implants27.13. Removable Prosthodontics – laboratory milling technique Nenad Funduk27.14. Orthodontology Maja Ovsenik,27.15. Aesthetics of Colour and Form Dušan Kirbiš 6
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.BTable 2: A list of subjects, the sequence of subjects per study year, the total student workload per year, the number of contact hours, the proportion of different study modes and the number of credits assigned to each subject.1st YEAR SB CONTACT HOURS ∑1st semester L S SP LP CPl PP ∑ CH SW TSW ECTS (CH+S W)Biophysics OGS 70 20 90 90 180 6Introduction to Research Methodology OGS 30 15 45 45 90 3Fundamentals of Biomedicine OGS 40 20 60 60 120 4Fundamentals of Clinical Medicine and First OGS 60 15 75 75 150 5AidAnatomy and Physiology with Pathology OGS 80 10 90 90 180 6Special Anatomy with Morphology OPS 70 20 90 90 180 6Total number of hours 1st semester 350 35 65 0 0 450 450 900 302nd semesterGnathology OPS 30 60 90 90 180 6Fixed Prosthodontics 1 OPS 15 30 45 45 90 3Dental Materials OPS 100 35 135 135 270 9Removable Prosthodontics 1 OPS 20 160 180 180 360 12Total number of hours 2nd semester 165 0 0 285 0 0 450 450 900 30TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS 1st YEAR 515 0 35 350 0 0 900 900 1800 60 7
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.B2nd YEAR SB CONTACT HOURS ∑3rd semester L S SP LP CPl PP ∑ CH SW TSW ECTS (CH+S W)IT and Informatics in Dentistry OPS 30 15 45 45 90 3Gnathological and Dental Orthopedics OPS 30 150 180 180 360 12Fixed Prosthodontics 2 OPS 55 170 225 225 450 15Total number of hours 3rd semester 115 0 0 335 0 0 450 450 900 304th semesterMaxillofacial Techniques and Epitheses OPS 15 30 45 45 90 3Dental Materials Technology OPS 150 75 225 225 450 15Aesthetic Dental Design OPS 15 30 45 45 90 3Quality Control and Medical Devices OPS 35 10 45 45 90 3DirectivesProfessional Ethics, Management and OPS 35 10 45 45 90 3Organisation of Work OPS 80 80 10 90 3 (2Professional Practice 1 weeks)Total number of hours 4th semester 250 0 20 135 0 80 485 415 900 30TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS 2nd YEAR 365 0 20 470 0 80 935 865 1800 60 8
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.B3rd YEAR SB CONTACT HOURS ∑5th semester L S SP LP CPl PP ∑ CH SW TSW ECTS (CH+S W)Dental and Oral Diseases OPS 39 6 45 45 90 3Dental Laboratory Management OPS 70 20 90 90 180 6Fixed Prosthodontics 3 OPS 25 110 135 135 270 9Removable Prosthodontics 2 OPS 40 140 180 180 360 12Total number of hours 5th semester 174 0 26 250 0 0 450 450 900 306th semesterCAD/CAM Technologies OPS 10 35 45 45 90 3 OPS 80 80 10 90 3Professional Practice 2 (2 weeks)Elective Subjects 270 270 540 18Diploma Work OPS 20 70 90 90 180 6Total number of hours 6th semester 10 0 20 105 0 80 485 415 900 30TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS 3rd YEAR 184 0 46 355 0 80 935 865 1800 60Elective subjects SB CONTACT HOURS ∑ TSW SW (CH+S ECTS W) 9
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.B L S SP LP CPl CP ∑ CHGeneral elective subjects:English Language GES 30 15 45 45 90 3German Language GES 30 15 45 45 90 3Interprofessional Collaboration GES 30 60 90 90 180 6Health and Safety at Work GES 30 15 45 45 90 3Didactics in Health Education GES 20 25 45 45 90 3Computer Lab Practicum GES 45 45 45 90 3Informatics in Health Care GES 45 45 45 90 3Social Sciences in Health Care GES 60 30 90 90 180 6Professional elective subjects::Fixed Prosthodontics – dentures supported PES 10 35 45 45 90 3by implantsFixed Prosthodontics - galvanic techniques PES 10 35 45 45 90 3Removable Prosthodontics – laser in dental PES 10 35 45 45 90 3laboratory prostheticsRemovable Prosthodontics – supported by PES 45 45 90 3implants 10 35Removable Prosthodontics – laboratory PES 45 45 90 3milling technique 10 35Orthodontology PES 10 35 45 45 90 3Aesthetics of Colour and Form PES 10 35 45 45 90 3Legend: PP – professional practiceSB – subject block SW – student workloadCH – contact hours TSW – total student workloadL - lectures ECTS – credit pointsS- seminars OPS – obligatory professional subjectSP- seminar practice OGS – obligatory general subjectLP- laboratory practice EPS – elective professional subjectCPl – clinical placement GES – general elective subject 10
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.BTable 3: Total number of contact hours and the students workload without the elective subjectsTotal number of contact hours and students Contact hoursworkload L S SP LP CPl PP ECTS1st year 515 0 35 350 0 0 602nd year 365 0 20 470 0 80 603rd year 184 0 46 355 0 80 42*Total number of hours 1064 0 101 1175 0 160 162*Percentage 42,6 0 4 47 0 6,4 90**18 ECTS (10%) can be earned from the elective subjects not included in this table.Legend:L- lecturesS-seminarsSP- seminar practiceLP- laboratory practiceCPl- clinical placementPP – professional practiceECTS – European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System 11
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.B10. Information on elective subjects and mobilityThe programme offers 15 elective subjects (10 % ECTS), divided into two study blocks with 7professional and 8 general elective subjects.Conditions for the implementation of elective subjectsProfessional elective subjects will be offered if at least 8 students apply and general electivesubjects will be offered if at least 30 students apply.External electionA student can earn 9 ECTS (5% of the programme) by taking subjects from any otherundergraduate study programme at the College of Health Studies or any other accreditedprogramme with the consent of the faculty of origin. The programme includes general electivesubjects and professional elective subjects, which a student can take at the faculty of origin or anyother accredited study programme.MobilityThe student can transfer 30 credits earned from either obligatory or elective subjects from anyLaboratory Dental Prosthetics programme of higher or university education in the EuropeanUnion. member states.11. Course descriptionBiophysics (6 ECTS): mechanics, heat, waves, sound, electricity, mathematical analysis, vectors andbasic vector and matrix operations.Introduction to Research Methodology (3 ECTS): definition of basic terms – science, profession,research, scientific and professional literature; methods of statistical analysis.Fundamentals of Biomedicine (4 ECTS): selected chapters from biochemistry, pharmacology,hygiene and epidemiology.Fundamentals of Clinical Medicine and First Aid (5 ECTS): basic features of internal diseases,surgical pathologies and injuries; first aid in sudden ailments and traumas.Anatomy and Physiology with Pathology (6 ECTS): structure and function of the human body,environmental risk factors and the basic pathology.Special Anatomy with Morphology (6 ECTS): cranial bones, temporomandibular joint,muscles of facial expression, cervical muscles, masticatory muscles, hard and soft palate, oralcavity (tongue, oral floor, teeth), salivary glands, nasal cavity, paranasal cavities, nervesenervating the above structures, arteries, veins, lymph glands in the head and neck, anatomyof the teeth; points, lines and planes in orthopedic stomatologic prosthetics.Gnathology (6 ECTS): anatomy of the stomatognathic system – SGS; occlusion contacts,position of jawbones at the occlusion in natural and new prosthetic dentitions, intergnathicrelations, gnathologic techniques and different concepts of new prosthetic occlusions,prosthetic occlusion with fixed, removable, combined and implant supported prostheses. 12
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.BFixed Prosthodontics 1 (3 ECTS): wax-up of both dental ridges on models mounted onarticulator, fabrication of temporary dental crowns, bridges, metal framework of full andveneer crowns and pontics, colour replication and facing of crowns and bridges with differentmaterials.Dental Materials (9 ECTS): the structure and properties of materials, the use of tools forplanning the microstructure and properties of materials, target quality of materials,understanding of mechanisms of prosthodontic materials on micro level, basic methods ofmaterials investigation and characterisation.Removable Prosthodontics 1 (12 ECTS): biological and mechanical bases of removableprosthetics, scientific rationale, practical skills; various removable prosthodontic treatmentoptions in rehabilitation of complete edentia; work with modern materials and devices.IT and Informatics in Dentistry (3 ECTS): computer hardware, system and applicationsoftware, computer communications and networks, basics of digital image manipulation andanalyses, basics of information systems in dentistry.Gnathological and Dental Orthopedics (12 ECTS): study model, removable orthodonticdevices and removable retainers, active wire elements of the removable orthodontic device,active screwing elements of removable Schwartz plates and other removable acrylic devices.Biofunctional orthodontic appliances – bionator, Fränkels function regulator; fabrication offixed orthodontic devices.Fixed Prosthodontics 2 (15 ECTS): various techniques and procedures of conventional metalrestorations, fabrication of metal posts and cores, inlays, onlays, pinlays and partial crownsand bridges in metal, composites or composites with glass fibres, the use of parallelometer,attachments, milling modes.Maxillofacial Techniques and Epitheses (3 ECTS): fabrication and use of various oral andextraoral props and epitheses. Laboratory work in the field of fixed and removableprosthetics for maxillofacial rehabilitation.Dental Materials Technology (15 ECTS): physical properties of polymer and ceramic dental materials.The impact of various technological factors on rehabilitation quality and critical evaluation ofintervention/treatment results. Importance of quality performance of dental technicians in the field offixed and removable stomatological prosthetics for stomatoprosthetical patient rehabilitation,application of contemporary and sophisticated technological procedures and materials.Aesthetic Dental Design (3 ECTS): visual perception and principles of design, elements of art(delineating and delineated), figure and background differentiation, the role of contrast andassimilation, the principles of organization of visual field. Elements of art on photologicallevel – light-dark and colour (value scale), basics of physiology.Elements of art – point, line, 2D (shape), 3D (form), space; sensory and psychologicalelements, syntactic patterns of perception and articulation.Quality Control and Medical Devices Directive (3 ECTS): concept of quality, quality of productsand services, quality of work, medical device standards, fabrication of prosthodonticappliances according to the accepted standards, a follow-up of fatigue resistance of dentalmaterials. 13
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.BProfessional Ethics, Management and Organisation of Work (3 ECTS): selected theories,concepts and methods used in the management of processes, human and other resources;introduction of innovative, developmental modes and adaptations to various health systemsand settings; ethical principles; inter-professional collaboration/team work. Professional Practice 1 (3 ECTS): consolidation of knowledge from different fields of fixedprosthodontics, conventional metal restoration, fixed and composite restorations, applicationof laboratory technological equipment, implementation of all stages of prosthodonticrestorations.Dental and Oral Diseases (3 ECTS): consideration of dental and oral diseases and complicationsin shaping gingival margins of prosthetic anchors and fixing the contact points betweenanchors; prevention of pathological changes in the soft periodontal and bone tissues.Dental Laboratory Management (6 ECTS): consolidation of knowledge from various fields,marketing procedures and principles, basics of bookkeeping (income, outcome, costs),calculation of product price.Fixed Prosthodontics 3 (9 ECTS): knowledge and application of dental ceramic restorations,quality of functional and esthetic treatment, various ceramic systems in dental restoration.Removable Prosthodontics 2 (12 ECTS): biological and mechanical bases of removableprosthodontics, scientific rationale, fabrication of various removable prosthodontic devices inrehabilitation of partial or complete edentia.CAD/CAM Technologies (3 ECTS): digital support in fabrication of fixed prostheticframework in ceramics, titanium and other materials; autonomous work in CAD/CAMtechnique,application of aesthetic layering ceramics.Professional Practice 2 (3 ECTS): implementation of dental ceramic restorations, removableand fixed prosthodontic devices to fill in the defect and substitute for the missing tissues inthe oral cavity and face.Diploma Work (6 ECTS): consolidation of the acquired theoretical knowledge and skills;implementation of the practical part of the diploma project, analysis of all materials andprocedures applied in prosthodontic restoration, assessment of biocompatibility. Descriptionof devices and equipment; time and cost analysis of the entire restoration process.English Language (3 ECTS): an upgrade of professional terminology in the English language.German Language (3 ECTS): an upgrade of professional terminology in the Germanlanguage.Interprofessional Collaboration (6 ECTS): scope of work and specific competences of differenthealth care professionals within the Slovene health care system, work efficiency, health carevalues, assertive communication, cross-professional collaboration. 14
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.BHealth and Safety at Work (3 ECTS): basic concepts of safety and health at work, specific andoverall safety domains in health care, dental laboratory health hazards specifics, Slovene andEuropean occupational safety regulations, evidence, examination, health and safety riskassessment declaration.Didactics in Health Education (3 ECTS): communication, health and health education at primary,secondary and tertiary level, approaches, methods, pedagogies and the role of a health careprofessional; education for health maintenance; formal and informal learning; didactics, learningunit, supervised lesson.Computer Lab Practicum (3 ECTS): student’s presentation of a professional problem throughinformation communication technology; the choice of adequate programme tools, planning,implementation and documentation of solutions.Informatics in Health Care (3 ECTS): basics of computers and computers networks, dataacquisition, processing and presentation of data in health care, information systems,telecommunication, internet, electronic data sources in health care system, data confidentialityand security.Social Sciences in Health Care (6 ECTS): psychological, sociological and legal aspects of healthcare.Fixed Prosthodontics – prosthetic implantation technique (3 ECTS): basics of modern implant-prosthetic systems and their application, possibility of late and immediate pressure load onimplants and the necessary laboratory interventions.Fixed Prosthodontics - galvanic techniques (3 ECTS): an upgrade of knowledge on contemporarymethods of galvanic layering – plating of materials for frameworks, constructions andpractical work, precision of porcelain sintering on the framework; galvanic crowns and theircorrosion resistance.Removable Prosthodontics – laser in laboratory prosthetics (3 ECTS): an upgrade of knowledge oflaser safety management, laboratory work with laser technology in the application of differentmaterials.Removable Prosthodontics - dentures supported by implants (3 ECTS): an upgrade of specificknowledge of removable dentures supported by implants, planning, choice and laboratorywork with various implant constructions.Removable Prosthodontics - laboratory milling procedures (3 ECTS): an upgrade of theoreticalknowledge on milling techniques, surface planing and milling, laboratory fabrication ofvarious anchors.Orthodontology (3 ECTS): additional practical experience/skills in fabrication of study modelsand various fixed orthodontic devices in accordance with clinically acceptable standards.Aesthetics of Colour and Form (3 ECTS): figure and background differentiation, the role ofcontrast and assimilation, the principles of visual field organisation, elements of art on anoptical level – light-dark, colour models and colour systems, digitalization procedures, digitalart design, colour spaces. 15
  • VŠZ UL, Laboratorijska zobna protetika, l. st. PRILOGA 4.B. 16