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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2018, vol. 24, issue4
Subject Area: Dental Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2018244.2272
Published online: 11 December 2018

Original article

J of IMAB. 2018 Oct-Dec;24(4):2272-2275
Mariana Dimova-Gabrovska1ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Rangel Todorov1ORCID logo, Nikolay Apostolov1, Stefan Zlatev2ORCID logo,
1) Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University - Sofia, Bulgaria.
2) Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University - Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Aim: The aim of the research is to make an analysis of the most often FDM-Sofia students’ errors in the partial dentures fabrication process.
Materials and methods: A number of 155 partial dentures were analysed after practical exam of the 2nd year FDM-Sofia students. Some of the basic fabrication errors were analysed such as; proper resin polymerization, finishing and polishing process, denture borders shaping, interdental spaces, teeth setup, clasps and major connector profile.
Results: The results from the research revealed significant theoretic and practical errors, due to inadequate training process of the students. We found a necessity to introduce a problem-based education in the PPDM training process.
Conclusion: The contemporary education in prosthetic dental medicine, should lead the students into understanding the frames of problem based education.

Keywords: partial dentures, student training process, problem based education,

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Please cite this article as: Dimova-Gabrovska M, Todorov R, Apostolov N, Zlatev S. Errors in the partial dentures fabrication process during PPDM lessons. J of IMAB. 2018 Oct-Dec;24(4):2272-2231. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2018244.2272

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Assoc. Prof. Dr Mariana Dimova-Gabrovska, PhD, DSc, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine; 1, St. G. Sofiiski Blvd.1431 Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail: marianadimova@abv.bg

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Received: 18 May 2018
Published online: 11 December 2018

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