Restorative Paediatric Dentistry Part 2 (DENT5038)

UNIT OF STUDY

This course follows on from Restorative Dentistry Part 1 and ensures that trainees have advanced knowledge of paediatric restorative techniques. It will the emphasise the evidence-based practice of paediatric restorative dentistry, the materials used and comparison of restorative and endodontic techniques. The concept of minimal intervention dentistry will be further explored, together with social factors that influence caries risk and restorative success. Trainees will learn advanced restorative techniques required for the management of children with congenital and acquired dental anomalies and restorative options in the care of medically compromised patients.

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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 Editionl be distributed in class.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

DENT5034 or DENT6276

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