Management of Orofacial Trauma 1 (DENT5035)

UNIT OF STUDY

This course covers all the aspects of dental traumatology, with special emphasis on the primary and young permanent dentitions. Trainees must become proficient in the diagnosis and management, including emergency presentations, of dentofacial injuries. They will learn the classification and epidemiology of dental injuries and the treatment alternatives. They should also develop an understanding of the pathogenesis of sequelae and complications following trauma and their appropriate management.

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Classes

Clinical prac 24hr/wk, 4x3 hr tut

Assessment

clinical prac (25%), tutorials (25%), 1x3 hr written exam (25%), 1xviva (25%)

Textbooks

Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry, Cameron and Widmer, 3rd Edition

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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