Dental Anomalies and Genetics 1 (DENT5040)


This course deals with the abnormalities of dental growth and development; it will provide trainees with knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of children with acquired and congenital malformations affecting the mouth, head and neck. The course follows on from the unit on growth and development. They must develop a comprehensive knowledge of the pathogenesis, classification and both clinical and ultrastructural manifestations of dental anomalies. They will learn all the disorders of tooth number, size and shape and anomalies of enamel and dentine and disorders of eruption and root development.

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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

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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.

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