Periodontology 1A (DENT5403)

UNIT OF STUDY

This course provides an evidence-based foundation in examination, diagnosis, classification, prognosis, treatment planning, staging of treatment and in non-surgical periodontal therapy. Didactic instruction in this course complements clinical activities. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current literature.

Further unit of study information

Classes

15 x 1.5 hr seminars

Assessment

End of year examination (100%)

Textbooks

Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Corequisites

DENT5401 and DENT5402

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.