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CPD Approx.1:00 Hours

P135 Prosthetic Rehabilitation of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient

Speaker: Kirsty Galt

  • About This Course

This is the second recorded webinar in the series for dental technicians.

The prosthetic rehabilitation of Head and Neck cancer patients can prove challenging at the best of times. Good aesthetic results can be achieved but secure methods of retention and function are important for patient acceptance.

A multi-disciplinary approach is essential to obtain the best possible prosthetic outcome for these patients. This presentation details patient journeys including an orbital facial prosthesis and a mid facial defect connecting a nasal prosthesis to an obturator denture.


This course aims to provide learners with knowledge and understanding relating to to both intra and extra oral prosthetic rehabilitation. How to identify and select the appropriate implant systems will be discussed.


  • Understand how to provide prosthetic rehabilitation for Head and Neck Cancer patients.
  • Explain the importance of a multi-disciplinary team approach for the successful rehabilitation of patients.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this webinar you will be able to identify and select appropriate implant systems for both intra oral and extra oral prosthetic rehabilitation. You will be able to design and fabricate prostheses for extremely complex cases where availability of implant retention is very limited.

GDC Development Outcomes

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