Comprehensive Orthodontic Theory 1 (DENT5174)


This unit is a series of lectures and daily tutorials on comprehensive orthodontic theories. These include published studies on combined use of various techniques, and clinical trials that apply newly developed techniques. This unit also emphasises the recent developments of comprehensive orthodontic treatment approaches and the underlying research. This unit further exposes students to contemporary developments of orthodontic treatment approaches and the supporting research, to understand the important philosophy of evidence-based orthodontics.

Further unit of study information


5x1.5hr morning tutorial/lecture and 5x2hr evening tutorial/lecture /wk


1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hrs written exam (50%)


Notes will be distributed in class.

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

DENT5171 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.