Periodontology 3B (DENT5418)


This course covers oral pathology and oral medicine as it relates to the specialty of periodontics. The course also examines ethics and professional responsibility, practice management and career planning as these relate to the specialty of periodontics. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current publications.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


10 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

(DENT5413 and DENT5414 and DENT5415) or DENT6330


DENT5416 and DENT5417

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.