MFDS IN UK

Discussion in 'Dental PG MDS IQE MFDS ADC Exams' started by DRAN, Jun 25, 2004.

  1. DRAN

    DRAN Guest

    HI FRIENDS
    I HAVE PASSED MY MDS 2YR BACK AND I'M COSIDERING MY OPTION FOR MFDS.CAN ANYONE PLS TELL ME HOW TO APPLY FOR MFDS IN UK..ABOUT TEST..IS IT HELD IN INDIA?OR ONLY IN UK?
    NAY DETAILS OR SITE WILL BE HELPFUL.
    THANKS
  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    MFDS

    hi Dran..mfds is held in india.every Sep & APril..it csts 300 pounds for part A 200 pounds for part B..part C is 400 ponds we should go to uk for that..areu writinfg this Sep..me too appearing ths Sep keep in touch..take care
  3. RINA

    RINA Guest

    Re: MFDS

    IT WAS A INFORMATIC ILL BE GLAD IF U COPLD HELP ME KNOWING ABOUT PREPRATION OF MFDS A I
  4. drshoeb

    drshoeb Guest

    Re: MFDS

  5. Guest

    Guest Guest

    mfds sep exam

    hi toall
    is anone out there , who wrote the MFDS part A exam..,this Sep6..
    i too wrote the exam..but, i found it diff...
    please post others views also here..
    we will discuss the Q & as well as answers..
    the results are expected to come by the end of this month[Sep}
    looking forwar d to hear from each 7 everyone of you, regarding this..
    take care..

    joe..
  6. jayshankar

    jayshankar Guest

    Re: MFDS

    Hello rina...this is jaya here....i have just passed my BDS this year ....in the moth of July...I plan to give my MFDS coming April...are u interested too...pls. write back
  7. dan

    dan Guest

    mfds in india

    though mfds a is helfd in india , wht about the 20 months hospital training required? is the hosp trainnig recognised? or do we have to come to uk after mfdsa and get a n attachment?
  8. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Re: mfds sep exam

  9. aartikohli78

    aartikohli78 Guest

    Re: mfds sep exam

  10. Toothfairy

    Toothfairy Guest

    Re: mfds sep exam

    8)
  11. hi...even i found the paper difficult..

  12. SAGAR

    SAGAR Guest

    MFDS

    Hi I am searching for the mfds results almost 5 times a day.I did not expect this slowness from Britain! My PGDCET results were declared within 5 days from the exam,ie exactly on the same day that they were suppossed to be declared !
    Gosh!I can hardly wait!
    Sagar :roll:
  13. aarti

    aarti Guest

    Re: MFDS

    HI Sagar,
    well ur wait is almost over...called up glasgow,it will b on the website tomorrow.
    gud luck n wish the same for me.
    aarti
  14. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Re: MFDS

    I am planning to write the mfds nxt yr. Does anyone know how to get the study modules for all the parts. Preferably copies as the originals r too expensive? Anyone who has finished first part can also sell me the modules.
    Lovely M.
    mlovely@eth.net
    66A Kakanad Lane,
    Kesavadasapuram,
    Trivandrum 695004

    PS. I have created a site for those who are writing the Dip NB exam in Prosthodontics; it is www.geocities.com/dnbprostho
  15. Guest

    Guest Guest

    mFDS RESULTS HAS ARRIVED !!!!!!

    DEAR SAGAR & ALL!!

    all the people ,who have taken the Sep 6 2004 MFDS exam in Chennai, INDIA..please go to this link
    http://www.rcpsglasg.ac.uk/mfdsresults.htm

    please keep ,posting about , all who has passed this toughest exam in Dentistry..
    sagar, what happened to your results...

    thanks & rgards

    joe... :)
  16. Guest

    Guest Guest

    mFDS RESULTS HAS ARRIVED !!!!!!

    DEAR SAGAR & ALL!!

    all the people ,who have taken the Sep 6 2004 MFDS exam in Chennai, INDIA..please go to this link
    http://www.rcpsglasg.ac.uk/mfdsresults.htm

    please keep ,posting about , all who has passed this toughest exam in Dentistry..
    sagar, what happened to your results...

    thanks & rgards

    joe... :)
  17. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Re: MFDS

  18. DRAN

    DRAN Guest

    THNX RINA,GUEST AND TOOTHLORD...AND ALL DENTISTS
    for the info...
    I'll be very grateful if u can tell me :

    1....BOOKS::
    WHAT BOOKS TO READ FOR MFDS-A AND FROM WHERE CAN I GET THEM??IN INDIA??CAN I DOWNLOAD THEM FROM WEB??IF NOT WHERE IN UK CAN I GET THEM FROM??....WEB SITE FROM WHERE I CAN GET THE PAST PAPERS OR DOWNLOAD SOME BOOKS.

    2....WHERE TO START FROM TO APPLY FOR REGISTRATION..I MEAN CAN I WORK IN UK WHILE I PREPARE FOR PARTS B & C THERE AFTER PART-A..
    MY BROTHER IS IN UK AND HE SAYS UK NEED DENTISTS AND TEACHERS THE MOST AT THIS TIME..LETS HOPE FOR THE BEST..
    THANKS A LOT IN ADVANCE..
  19. gulafshan

    gulafshan Guest

    some one plz help me out :shock: . i finished my internshp 26 june 2004.. i wanna prepare n give MFDS.. what the procedure and how to take examz, i heard its very tought n need 20 months experience in a workin.. this is my e mail id drgulafshan@hotmail.com
  20. hi aarti

    hi aarti Guest

    me too

    hi aarti... i am also planing to give IQE. me in delhi right now.have u completed the temporary registartion form?
    contact me on drgulafshan@hotmail.com and we wil start off
    till then bi ans reply soon
  21. Guest

    Guest Guest

    hey gul, from bang? well there are a few of ur seniors (batchmates i guess- supriya?) who have their modules, etc. they nearly took up the exam, but what i heard from them last is that they are tryin the indian pg first!! they might get in india too?!! i guess they are interested in sellin their modules?!!
    lemme kno after speakin to them.
  22. mohit_1414

    mohit_1414 Guest

    regarding clinical experience required for MFDS

    CAN ANYONE TELL ME WHICH ARE THE RECOGNISED DENTAL COLLEGES IN INDIA ....WHERE I CAN HAVE MY 24 MONTH CLINICAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR [MFDS]............
  23. claire

    claire Guest

    approved training posts

    Go to Royal college website for a list of approved training posts. www.rcsed.ac.uk
  24. Guest

    Guest Guest

    modules

    Heloo i have jus newly joined here .
    Does anyone have the modules for MFDS.
    the mfds distant learning course and so are the modules in originalis pretty expensive .
    plz get back to me on this one !!

    I would be very thankful !
    Ex.
  25. guest

    guest Guest

    MFDS Training centers in INDIA

    hello, i have checked out in the site.I know few of the colleges in TN which are approved for training but are missing the list. where can i find the updated version of list of colleges/hospitals.thanx in advance.
  26. BASH

    BASH Guest

    HI DRAN DID U GET THE INFORMATION REGARDING mfds .IF SO PLZ PASS IT ON TO ME
  27. ARPAN

    ARPAN Guest

    IQE

    I WANT TO KNOW COMPLTE INFOMATION ABOUT IQE EXAM
  28. chandni

    chandni Guest

    fireign student

    i am currenting my BDS in india. what are requirements that i have to fulfill to get into a postgraduate course in a university in uk?[/i]
  29. sravib

    sravib Guest

    reg mfds

    hi
    i am going to complete my internship in india on 6th of december2005, is the one year of internship sufficient to take up mfds part a exam in the future as they need 12 months of training.please any one help me.
  30. KISHALAYA

    KISHALAYA Guest

    MFDS-B

    HI ANY BODY WHO HAS GIVEN MFDS-B,ANY IDEA REGARDING ANY MCQ BOOKS RELATED TO IT WHICH CAN BE REFERRED SPECIFICALLY.
    PLZ LET ME KNW.............
  31. arjundelhi

    arjundelhi Guest

    Re: mfds sep exam

    hi aarti
    I am a fresh dental graduate.. goin in for my internship soon, i am keen on pursuing my masters and workin in the UK. You seem to know a lot on this could you please hel pme out on this.
    Thanking you
    kind regards
    arjun
  32. arjundelhi

    arjundelhi Guest

    Re: mfds sep exam

    hi aarti
    I am a fresh dental graduate.. goin in for my internship soon, i am keen on pursuing my masters and workin in the UK. You seem to know a lot on this could you please hel pme out on this.
    Thanking you
    kind regards
    arjun
    godmadealiens@hotmail.com
  33. venu

    venu Guest

    hai

    iam diong my pg in uk now MFDS have no value in uk for getting job there are lot of people in waiting list my id is drvenuuk@yahoo.com
  34. venu

    venu Guest

    p g in uk

  35. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Re: mfds sep exam

  36. Guest

    Guest Guest

    hi

    aartikohli78
    can u tell me the MSA quetions of MFDS of sept
    thanxs
  37. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Hi fellows.
    Can any one tell me what is the difference between being a member or a fellow of the royal college of surgeons at the U.K.
  38. DR.Mudathir

    DR.Mudathir Guest

    MFDS

    Hi fellows.
    Can any one tell me what is the difference between being a member or a fellow of the royal college of surgeons at the U.K.
  39. Guest

    Guest Guest

    hi every one,
    I am not a dentist, But I have a complete set of MFDS learning modules which I had bought for my wife who then changed plans and has given NBDE instead. We bought it in late 2004. It is the latest edition from RCSENG. Only one of the modules have even been read. Original price is 770 pounds. I will sell it for 550 plus postage. If any one interersted u can mail me at konarsingh@yahoo.com. The modules are with me in UK at the moment.
    regards
    konar
  40. guest950

    guest950 Guest

    MFDS

    hey can any one help me to buy MFDS module. I m planning to seat for this exam on Sept. Can u pls help me to get the modules..

    thanks

    P.S if anybody wants to sell their new edition of module i m ready to buy pls do contact me blueberry_950@yahoo.com.sg
  41. ANALYSIS OF THE DNB (PROSTHODONTICS) EXAMINATION

    Dip NB Question Papers
    JUNE 2004
    PAPER-I



    1. THE RATIONAL FOR SELECTIVE PRESSURE IMPRESSION TECHNIQUE. EXPLAIN ONE TECHNIQUE IN DETAIL. (25)



    2. SHORT NOTES

    A. HANAU’S QUINT AND ITS APPLICATION IN CD.

    B. SELECTION AND SETTING OF POSTERIOR TEETH.

    C. IMPRESSION TECHNIQUE FOR A FLABBY RIDGE.

    D. CURING CYCLE FOR DENTURE BASE RESIN.

    E. PARTS OF A FACE BOW. (15X5=75)

    PAPER-II

    1. STRESSES ACTING ON A RPD AND THE DESIGN MODIFICATIONS TO COUNTERACT IT.

    2. SHORT NOTES

    A. DEVELOPMENT OF A FUNCTIONAL OCCLUSION IN RPD.

    B. DESIGN FOR MAJOR CONNECTORS IN RPD.

    C. CLASP DESIGN FOLLOWS THE SURVEY LINES. EXPLAIN.

    D. STRESS BREAKER IN RPD.

    E. INTRA CORONAL AND EXTRA CORONAL ATTACHMENTS.



    PAPER-III

    1. THE STATUS OF PORCELAIN FUSED TO METAL RESTORATIONS IN FPD. (25)

    2. SHORT NOTES

    A. IMPRESSION TECHNIQUES IN FPD.

    B. PROVISIONAL RESTORATION TECHNIQUES IN FPD.

    C. FLUID CONTROL METHODS.

    D. FAILURES IN FPD.

    E. SHADE SELECTION IN FPD.



    PAPER-IV

    1. FAILURE IN FPD.



    OR

    RECENT ADVANCES IN DENTAL IMPLANTOLOGY.



    JUNE 2002
    PAPER 1

    1. DESCRIBE IN DETAIL THE GNATHOLOGICAL CONCEPT OF OCCLUSION IN COMPLETE DENTURE PROSTHODONTICS 25 MARKS

    SHORT NOTES 5 x 15 MARKS

    A) EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE FOR RECORDING OF CENTRIC RELATION.

    B) RECENT ADVANCES IN POLYMERIZATION TECHNIQUE OF DENTURE BASE ACRYLIC RESIN

    C) CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF ARRANGEMENT OF POSTERIOR TEETH

    D) SPLIT CAST TECHNIQUE AND ITS IMPORTANCE

    E) BIOMECHANICAL FACTORS INFLUENCING FABRICATION OF COMPLETE DENTURES.

    PAPER 2

    1. THE DESIGN OF REMOVABLE PARTIAL DENTURE PROSTHESIS REQUIRES CONSIDERATION OF MECHANICS AS WELL AS BIOLOGICAL ACCEPTANCE. SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER WITH REASONS. 25 MARKS

    SHORT NOTES

    1. RPI SYSTEM

    2. METHODS OF ATTACHING ARTIFICIAL TEETH TO THE DENTURE BASES IN RPD

    3. FACTORS INFLUENCING EFFECTIVENESS OF INDIRECT RETAINERS.

    4. RECENT ADVANCES IN PROSTHETIC MANAGEMENTS OF ACQUIRED DEFECTS OF PALATE REQUIRING REPLACEMENT OF TEETH

    5. DEVELOPING OCCLUSION FOR RPD

    PAPER 3

    1. "ORGANIZATION OF OCCLUSION IN FPD PROSTHODONTICS" - A CHALLENGE TO THE PROSTHODONTIST.

    SHORT NOTES

    1. PROVISIONAL RESTORATIONS.

    2. SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS OF IMPLANTS AS ABUTMENTS IN FPD.

    3. SPECTRUM OF CEMENTS AND ITS PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS IN FPD

    4. PRECIOUS AND NON PRECIOUS ALLOYS USED IN FPD

    5. MANAGEMENT OF EXTENSIVELY DAMAGED TEETH

    PAPER 4.

    1. POST CORE SYSTEMS FOR ABUTMENT TEETH

    OR

    1. 'SINGLE STAGE IMPLANTS HAVE BECOME MORE POPULAR IN THE RECENT YEARS THAN 2 STAGE IMPLANTS' DISCUSS



    JAN 2002
    PAPER 1

    1. HOW THE MODERN DAY TOOTH FORMS HAVE EVOLVED OVER THE YEARS. HOW IS THEIR MATERIAL LINKED TO SUCCESS OF PROSTHODONTICS.

    SHORT NOTES.

    1. INADEQUACIES AND LIMITATIONS OF USING MODERN DAY ARTICULATORS IN CD PRACTICE

    2. MYOFACIAL PAIN DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME

    3. OCCLUSAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR PROGNATHIC AND RETROGNATHIC COMPLETE EDENTULOUS PATIENTS.

    4. NEWER TRENDS IN MAXILLOFACIAL REHABILITATIONS

    5. ROLE OF ELASTOMERIC MATERIALS IN PROSTHODONTIC PRACTICE.

    PAPER 2

    1. GIVE A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF MILLED AND READYMADE TYPES OF PRECISION ATTACHMENTS, THEIR ADVANTAGES, DISADVANTAGES AND CARE TO BE TAKEN IN PLACEMENT AND MAINTENANCE.

    SHORT NOTES.

    1. ROLE OF SOFT LINERS IN DISTAL EXTENSION BASED RPDs

    2. TITANIUM AS REMOVABLE CAST PARTIAL DENTURE ALLOY.

    3. FACTORS DETERMINING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INDIRECT RETENTION IN DISTAL EXTENSION PARTIAL DENTURES.

    4. DIFFERENT MATERIALS USED FOR OCCLUSAL SURFACES OF ARTIFICIAL TEETH IN RPDs

    5. PROSTHODONTIC MANAGEMENT OF HEMIMANDIBULECTOMY CASES.

    PAPER 3.

    1. DISCUSS FREESTANDING VERSUS IMPLANT TOOTH INTERCONNECTED RESTORATIONS. THE PROSTHODONTIC PERSPECTIVE.

    SHORT NOTES.

    1. BIOMECHANICAL PRINCIPLES OF TOOTH PREPARATION FOR SUCCESSFUL FPD TREATMENT.

    2. CRITICAL EVALUATION OF COMMONLY USED CEMENTS IN FPD

    3. YOUR OPINION ON THE USE OF MICRO / MACRO RETAINED BRIDGES

    4. OVERDENTURES IN ACHIEVING PRESERVATIONS.

    5. DISCUSS SOFT TISSUE MANAGEMENT IN FPD.

    PAPER 4.

    1. ESTHETICS IS AN INSEPARABLE PART OF A SUCCESSFUL PROSTHODONTIC SERVICE.

    OR

    1. WHAT DO YOU THINK HAS BEEN THE MOST FASCINATING DEVELOPMENT IN THE RECENT PAST IN PROSTHODONTICS? HOW HAS IT AFFECTED THE TREATMENT PROVISION RADICALLY?

    JAN 2001
    PAPER 1.

    SHORT NOTES. 10 x 10 MARKS

    1. NUTRITION AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE WITH SPECIAL APPLICATION TO GERIATRIC PATIENTS RECEIVING COMPLETE DENTURES.

    2. LAWS OF ARTICULATION TO DEVELOP IDEAL OCCLUSION FOR A COMPLETE DENTURE.

    3. CONCEPTS OF LOCATION OF POSTERIOR PALATAL SEAL AND IT SIGNIFICANCE IN COMPLETE DENTURE PROSTHODONTICS

    4. IMPORTANCE OF PATIENT EDUCATION ND COMMUNICATION IN COMPLETE DENTURE SERVICE.

    5. HAZARDS IN RELINING AND REBASING DENTURES.

    6. THE ROLE OF TISSUE CONDITIONERS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ABUSED AND COMPROMISED TISSUES IN CD PROSTHODONTICS.

    7. AN IMPRESSION TECHNIQUE AND OCCLUSAL SCHEME FOR FLAT OR NEGATIVE MANDIBULAR RESIDUAL ALVEOLAR RIDGE.

    8. THE VALIDITY OF PHONETICS IN RESTORING FACIAL HEIGHT FOR EDENTULOUS INDIVIDUAL.

    9. REVIEW AND DEVELOPMENT OF POSTERIOR TOOTH FORMS FOR CD

    10. IMPORTANCE OF RECALL PROCEDURES IN PROSTHODONTICS.

    PAPER 2

    1. HOW WILL YOU MANAGE A CASE OF PARTIALLY EDENTULOUS PATIENT SHOWING DECREASED VERTICAL DIMENSION DUE TO ATTRITION OF REMAINING TEETH.

    SHORT NOTES.

    1. COMBINATION SYNDROME

    2. OBJECTIVES OF FUNCTIONAL IMPRESSION TECHNIQUE IN RPD SERVICE AND ITS ADVANTAGES.

    3. ALLOYS USED IN RPD

    4. IMPORTANCE OF RADIOGRAPHS IN RPD

    5. PROSTHODONTIC MANAGEMENT OF HEMIMAXILLECTOMY PATIENTS.

    PAPER 3.

    1. CRITICALLY ANALYZE VARIED TREATMENT MODALITIES AND THEIR APPRAISAL OF MODERN DAY POST ENDODONTIC RESTORATIONS.

    SHORT NOTES.

    1. FUNCTIONALLY GENERATED OCCLUSION IN FPD

    2. METAL FREE CERAMIC RESTORATIONS

    3. PERIODONTAL CONSIDERATIONS IN RELATION TO DIFFERENT FINISH LINES IN FPD

    4. SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF VARIOUS PONTIC DESIGN IN FPD

    5. STATUS OF IMPLANTOLOGY IN PROSTHODONTICS.

    PAPER 4

    1. THE ROLE OF CERAMICS IN PROSTHODONTIC TREATMENT AND THE CHANGES YOU ENVISION IN THE NEW CENTURY

    OR

    1. THE COMPARISON OF INDIAN AND INTERNATIONAL SCENARIO IN THE USE OF COMPLETE DENTURE PROSTHESIS ADDING A NOTE ON THE RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD.


    This is the list of instruments I took for my examination. Please let me know your comments.
    Preliminary Impression
    Apron

    Ball burnisher

    BP blades 11,12,15

    BP handle

    Cotton

    Disinfectant

    Divider

    Facemask

    Gloves

    Handkerchief

    Head cap

    Haematoxylin pencil

    Impression compound

    Instrument pouch

    Kidney tray

    Lead pencil

    Matchbox

    Mouth mirror

    Ortho pliers

    Probe

    Putty

    Putty scoop

    Square tray

    Thesis

    Tissues

    Towel

    Tray adhesive

    Trays

    Tweezers

    Writing board

    Case history sheet

    Spacer design sheet

    Putty

    Tissues

    Towel

    Tray adhesive

    Haematoxylin pencil

    Square tray



    Final impression
    Apron

    Base plate wax

    Cotton

    Facemask

    Glass slab

    Gloves

    Greenstick

    Head cap

    Instrument pouch

    Kidney tray

    Mixing spatula

    Mouth mirror

    Paper cutter

    Probe

    Square tray

    T burnisher

    Tweezers

    Vaseline

    Writing board

    Haematoxylin pencil

    Square tray

    Aluminium foil

    BP blade 11,12,15

    BP handle

    Cold cure

    Paintbrush

    Putty

    Putty scraper

    Tissues

    Towel

    Tray adhesive

    Zinc oxide eugenol



    FPD
    10cc syringe

    10cc syringe

    26 G needle

    Aluminium foil

    Apron

    Articulating paper

    Base plate wax

    Bowl

    BP blades 11,12,15

    BP handle

    Bur kit

    Cement spatula

    Cold cure

    Cord pusher

    Cotton

    Dappen dish

    Dental floss

    Disposable glass

    Emery paper

    Enamel hatchet

    Facemask

    Fewikwik

    Glass slab

    Gloves

    Hand piece

    Head cap

    Instrument pouch

    Intraoral tip

    Kidney tray

    Light body and gun

    Local anaesthetic

    Magnifying glass

    Matrix band

    Mouth mirror

    Normal saline

    Painting brush

    Probe

    Putty scraper

    Retraction cord

    Rubber band

    Sandpaper

    Scissors

    Sectional tray

    Special tray

    Spirit

    Square tray

    Stent

    Stones and cutters

    Suction tip

    Syringe

    Temporary cement

    Tooth coloured polymer

    Tooth set

    Topical anaesthetic

    Tweezers

    Writing board

    Zinc oxide eugenol

    Putty

    Tissues

    Towel

    Tray adhesive

    Case sheet

    Lab form

    Articulator and facebow accessories

    Bite registration paste

    Cement carrier

    Evanson's gauge

    Pressure indicating paste

    Protemp



    FPD lab work
    Die pins

    Die spacer

    Die stone

    Inlay wax

    Monomer

    Orange wax

    Pindex system

    PKT instruments

    Red wax

    Sleeve

    Trimmer



    RPD
    Colour pencil

    Eraser

    Pencil

    Scale

    Sharpener

    Writing board



    MFP/IMPLANT
    Instrument pouch

    Kidney tray

    Mouth mirror

    Probe

    Tissue

    Towel

    Tweezers



    Jaw relation
    Adhesive plaster

    Bowl

    Candle

    Cassette cover

    Chip blower

    Divider

    Facemask

    Fixon

    Fox plane

    Gloves

    Hot plate

    Plaster spatula

    Scale

    Spirit lamp

    Twine

    Wax carver (2)

    Wax knife

    Wax spatula

    Apron

    Disposable cup

    Instrument pouch

    Kidney tray

    Matches

    Mouth mirror

    Probe

    Square tray

    Tissue

    Towel

    Tweezers


    SCHEDULE OF DNB EXAMINATION: PRACTICAL / VIVA-VOCE

    Click here for the latest schedule for the examination conducted at Chennai in October 2004

    I - DAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2003

    1. Complete Denture history taking / treatment plan

    discussion. 09.00 - 09.30 am

    2. Primary impression making 09.30-10.30 am

    3. Evaluation of Primary impression 10 30 -10.45 am

    Tea Break 10.45 - 11.00 am
    Now technician will pour the casts & Fabricate
    Custom trays as per candidates design.

    4. FPD Case history & Discussion 11.00-11.15 am

    5. Abutment teeth Preparation 11.15- 12.30 am

    6. Gingival retraction cord placement 12.30 - 01.00 pm

    7. Making final impression 01.00-01.30 pm

    Lunch Break 01.30 - 02.00 pm

    8. Border Moulding & Evaluation of B/M 02.00-03.00 pm

    9. Making final impression 03.00 - 03.30 pm



    10. Evaluation of final impression 03.30 - 04.00 pm

    11. Face-Bow transfer FPD Case 04.00 - 04.30 pm

    12. Temporization evaluation 04.30 - 05.00 pm

    Tea Break 05.00 - 05.30 pm

    13. Laboratory work - 05.30 - 08.00 pm

    FPD Case face-bow mounting /Die cutting & Articulation on Hanau Articulator. (this will be brought during Viva-Voce)

    II-DAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2003

    1 RPD Surveying & Designing 08.30-09.00 am

    2. CD-Evaluation* ^ 09 00-10.00 am

    * (Maxillofacial/Overdenture/lmplant prosthesis cases can also be given based on availability)

    3.> VIVA - VOCE & Documentation 10.00-01.30 pm

    Note:

    1. One graduate doctor who knows the local language is provided per
    candidate for any assistance as interpreter

    2. Candidates will bring own Hanau Articulator/face bow and Airotor HPs for
    use. All other materials will be provided to the candidates.

    3. Technicians are available for any assistance in the laboratory for the
    duration of Examination

    4. In case of any difficulty please approach the Co-ordinator for clarification

    The format of the practical exam held in October 2004:




    Day 1:
    Morning session starting 9am
    Complete dentures
    Case taking and diagnosis –30mins.
    Preliminary impression-45mins
    Final impression including border molding-1hr (custom trays with master cast provided).
    At the end of the session candidates subjected to a viva session related to the work done including case discussion. There was no separate chair side evaluation.



    Afternoon session 3pm
    Removable partial denture survey and design followed by related viva. Work authorization order was not mandatory but candidates were asked to draw the design and write about the components.



    Day 2:
    Morning session starting 9am:
    Fixed partial denture case taking and tooth preparation 1hr
    Gingival retraction and impression making.
    Case discussion and viva related to FPD.
    No die preparation and no master cast pour.

    Afternoon session
    Provisional fabrication
    Face bow record and transfer to articulator.
    Provisional cementation
    Grand viva and thesis related discussion.
    The exam was over by 5 pm.

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