Periodontology 2B (DENT5412)
UNIT OF STUDY
This course examines the basic biology of wound healing in relation to bone defect repair and bone regeneration. The diagnosis and classification of periodontal bone defects are covered and strategies for management of these defects are examined. The indications, contra-indications and outcomes of guided tissue regeneration, grafting materials and regeneration - enhancing materials are discussed and evaluated. The course also covers orthodontic-periodontal inter-relationships for diagnosis, treatment planning and therapy. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current literature.
Further unit of study information
18 x 1.5 hr seminars
End of year examination (100%)
Lindhe, Karring & Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
(DENT5407 and DENT5408 and DENT5409) or DENT6328
DENT5410 and DENT5411
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.