Advanced Orthodontic Theory (DENT5171)


This unit is a series of lectures and daily tutorials on advanced orthodontic theory. The topics in this unit include clinical trials and basic studies, narrative and systematic reviews on certain topics about clinical treatment modalities and their effects. This unit exposes students to contemporary developments of orthodontic treatment approaches and the supporting research, to understand the important philosophy of evidence-based orthodontics.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

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


DENT5168 or DENT6228

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.