Clinical Periodontics 1B (DENT5404)


Students undertake clinical care of patients at Sydney Dental Hospital and the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Westmead under supervision. Experience is gained in diagnosis, treatment planning and prognosis and in non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy. Regular case presentations are utilised for students to present cases for discussion.

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Further unit of study information


4 to 6 x ¿ day clinics weekly and 1 x 2 hr case presentations monthly


Oral case presentations and written case reports (formative). End of year examination.


Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.).

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(DENT5401 and DENT5402 and DENT5403) or DENT6326


DENT5405 and DENT5406

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