Basic Orthodontic Theory (DENT5165)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit is a series of lectures and daily tutorials on fundamental orthodontic theory. The topics in this unit include biomechanics of tooth movement and biomechanical traits of brackets and archwires. Students are required to read and critically review the designated reading and present their views in the tutorials. The students are also required to complete an assignment on a relevant topic and present it during the tutorials.
Further unit of study information
5x1.5hr morning tutorial/lecture and 5x2hr evening tutorial/lecture /wk
1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%)
Notes will be distributed in class.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
DENT5162 or DENT6226
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.