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Fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

Course curriculum

Module 1 - June 2020

Day 1 - 26th June - Didactics

  • Oral Oncology (didactics), Cancer burdens, Epidemiology, Common intra oral neoplasms, Prognosis, Patient & family education, Oral Decontamination prior to cancer therapy, Chemotherapy, radiation and surgery - an overview, Managing the radiation oncology patient - Radiation stents and post-radiation management - ORN, Managing the medical oncology patient - BRONJ, Trismus & mouth opening exercises

Day 2 - 27th June - Didactics

  • Introduction and need for Maxillofacial prosthetics. Restoration of hard palate Defects. Immediate surgical obturators, Restoration of partially edentulous patients, Partial denture design principals, Restoration of edentulous patients, Rehabilitation of maxillary defects using osseous free flaps, Use of implants to restore maxillary defects

Day 3 - 28th June - Clinical Session

  • Fabrication of surgical obturator - demo, Fabrication of interim obturator - preliminary impression and defect tracing, Preliminary and master impression for resection prosthesis

Module 2 - September 2020

Day 1 - 4th September - Didactics

  • Speech, Velopharyngeal function, and restoration of Soft palate defects Speech And velopharyngeal Function, Prosthetic rehabilitation of soft palate defects, Use of implants to retain soft palate obturator prostheses, Palatal speech aids Restoration of Tongue- Mandible Defects Partially edentulous patients, Edentulous patients, Use of implants in the rehabilitation of tongue -mandible defects, Use of digital technology in the rehabilitation of mandibular defects

Day 2 - 5th September - Demo

  • Interim obturator - Conversion of soft liner to hard acrylic in interim obturator, Interim obturator - Jaw relation records and wax trial, Resection Prosthesis - Jaw relation records and wax trial

Day 3 - 6th September - Hands on

  • Interim obturator - Delivery of interim obturator with teeth, Resection prosthesis - Delivery, Hands on for students on preliminary impression, defect tracing, jaw relation records and wax trial and radiation stents.

Module 3 - December 2020

Day 1 - 3rd December - Didactics

  • Restoration of Facial defects Ocular Defects, Basic principles of facial prosthetics, Auricular defects, Orbital defects, Nasal Defects, Large midfacial defects, Use of dental implants to retain facial prosthesis. Use of digital technology in Maxillofacial prosthetics.

Day 2 - 4th December - Demo and Hands on

  • Demo by Anaplastologist on impression making & cast fabrication (to save time some of this can be done before hand and kept ready such as impression & wax up). Understanding color, mixing colors, packing the mold. Hands on wax up for students on any one type of facial prosthetic supervised by faculty

Day 3 - 5th December - Demo and Hands on

  • Delivery of prosthesis, use of adhesives, care and maintenance. Students hands on for color mixing & packing molds

Module 4 - TBA

Day 1 - Delivery of prosthesis by each student

Day 2 & 3 - Speech pathologist, H&N surgeon, affiliated specialties, Graduation

Convocation : 6th December, 2020

International Maxillofacial Prosthodontists, Anaplastologist & Maxillofacial Surgeons will provide hands on and demos during the course.




150 International CE Hours

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