ACS / NDEB - Canada
The ACS is a two-day assessment during which you perform a series of dental procedures on simulated patients (manikins) in a clinical setting.
Each day you will receive:
- A typodont, labelled with your ID number mounted in a manikin on a dental chair.
- A list of teeth for practice preparations.
- A detailed list of required procedures specifying tooth numbers and surfaces.
You will also receive a scheduled time to perform the Rubber Dam Requirement.
During the assessment, you will be required to perform the following:
- Class II amalgam preparation.
- Class III composite resin preparation.
- Full metal crown preparation.
- Metal-ceramic (porcelain fused to metal) crown preparation.
- Endodontic access preparation on a molar tooth.
- Direct Class II composite resin restoration on a pre-prepared* tooth
- Direct Class IV composite resin restoration on a pre-prepared* tooth
- Class II amalgam restoration on a pre-prepared* tooth.
- Provisional crown restoration for a pre-prepared* metal-ceramic (porcelain fused to metal) crown preparation on Day 2 of the assessment. The original unprepared tooth will be in the typodont used on Day 1 of the assessment.
- Rubber dam application
* a pre-prepared tooth will be supplied.
Participants will also be evaluated on the following:
- Record keeping.
- Infection control and material hygiene.