Orthodontics Clinical Training 9 (DENT5172)


This unit is designed to teach students how to combine and integrate various orthodontic techniques and apply them to resolving complicated orthodontic problems. The students are taught to treat malocclusions using various techniques including combined mechanisms consisting of different techniques that are suitable for the specific case. The hybrid mechanism, which combines various bracket systems to achieve maximum effects, is also an important treatment philosophy that the students are required to further learn and use in clinic.

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Further unit of study information


5x7hr clinic training/wk.


1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%)


Notes will be distributed in class.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


(DENT5169 and DENT5170) or DENT6229

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.