Preventive Dentistry 2 (DENT5037)


The aim of this course is to provide students with a more advanced understanding of the factors that place an individual at risk of developing dental disease. This course follows on from Preventive Dentistry 1 and aims to further the students understanding of all the factors discussed in the earlier course. In particular the students will review recent literature and discuss current recent on the topics.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


clinical prac 24hr/wk, 4x3 hr tut


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


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

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

DENT5033 or DENT6276

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.