(Clinical Dentistry) Oral Implants

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants)

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Rehabilitation)

 

  Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Rehabilitation)* Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants)*^
Course code EG008 or GCCLDORR1000 EF002 or GNCLDOIM1000
CRICOS code N/A N/A
Degree Abbreviation GradCertClinDent(Oral Rehabilitation) GradDipClinDent(Oral Implants)
Credit points required to complete 24 48
Time to complete part-time 1 year 1.5 years

* This course is only offered on a part-time basis
^ Bi-annual intake - next intake is for the course starting February 2016

Overview

The course aims to provide dental graduates with the skills and knowledge to manage treatment involving oral rehabilitation, including oral implant treatment, in general dental practice. The program focuses on the clinical practice of oral implant restoration. The program is aimed at dental graduates wishing to develop skills in oral rehabilitation including implant treatment for general dental practice.

Course outcomes

Graduates of the program have the skills and knowledge to provide oral rehabilitation, including implant treatment, in general dental practice.

Further information

For further information about this program see the Faculty of Dentistry website at: sydney.edu.au/dentistry/student/postgrad.php

Pattern of enrolment

Enrolment is part-time. In order to successfully be accredited to carry out the placement of oral implants in general practice, all Units of Study must be taken in the following sequence. All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.

Graduate Certificate
Academic Year 1
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5020
Implant Patient Selection
6
DENT5021
Implant Treatment Planning 1
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5029
Oral Rehabilitation 1
6
DENT5030
Oral Rehabilitation 2
6

Students who wish to transfer or articulate into the Graduate Diploma will be required to enrol into DENT5022 and DENT5028 Oral Rehabilitation Clinical unit in semester 1 of the year following completion of the requirements of Graduate Certificate.

Graduate Diploma
Academic Year 1
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5020
Implant Patient Selection
6
DENT5021
Implant Treatment Planning 1
6
DENT5022
Implant Treatment Planning 2
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5023
Implant Clinical Procedures 1
6
DENT5024
Implant Clinical Procedures 2
6
Academic Year 2
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5025
Implant Prosthodontics
6
DENT5026
Implant Surgery - Prosthodontics
6
DENT5027
Implant Advanced Procedures
6

Table of units of study: Oral Rehabilitation

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Year 1

DENT5020
Implant Patient Selection
6    C DENT5021 and DENT5022
Semester 1
DENT5021
Implant Treatment Planning 1
6    C DENT5020 and DENT5022
Semester 1
DENT5029
Oral Rehabilitation 1
6    P DENT5020 and DENT5021
C DENT5030
Semester 2
DENT5030
Oral Rehabilitation 2
6    P DENT5020 and DENT5021
C DENT5029
Semester 2

Table of Units of study: Oral Implants

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Year 1

DENT5020
Implant Patient Selection
6    C DENT5021 and DENT5022
Semester 1
DENT5021
Implant Treatment Planning 1
6    C DENT5020 and DENT5022
Semester 1
DENT5022
Implant Treatment Planning 2
6    C DENT5020 and DENT5021
Semester 1
DENT5023
Implant Clinical Procedures 1
6    P (DENT5020 and DENT5021 and DENT5022) or DENT5357
C DENT5024
Semester 2
DENT5024
Implant Clinical Procedures 2
6    P (DENT5020 and DENT5021 and DENT5022) or DENT5357
C DENT5023
Semester 2
Graduate Certificate candidates articulating to the Graduate Diploma must successfully complete the following unit of study
DENT5028
Oral Rehabilitation Clinical
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1

Year 2

DENT5025
Implant Prosthodontics
6    P (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358
C DENT5026 and DENT5027
Semester 1
DENT5026
Implant Surgery - Prosthodontics
6    P (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358
C DENT5025 and DENT5027
Semester 1
DENT5027
Implant Advanced Procedures
6    P (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358
C DENT5025 and DENT5026
Semester 1

Unit of study descriptions

DENT5020 Implant Patient Selection

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg, Associate Professor Richard Chan Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x7day block (8am - 5pm)) + 3x3hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice + self-directed study Corequisites: DENT5021 and DENT5022 Assessment: case selection (100%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on patient selection for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5021 Implant Treatment Planning 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg, Associate Professor Richard Chan Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x5day block (8am - 5pm) + 3x3hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice + self-directed study Corequisites: DENT5020 and DENT5022 Assessment: clinical case (1+2+3+4) presentations (formative) + clinical mentor feedback (80%), log book details (20%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on treatment planning for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5022 Implant Treatment Planning 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg, Associate Professor Richard Chan Session: Semester 1 Classes: clinical experience + 3x3hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice + self-directed study Corequisites: DENT5020 and DENT5021 Assessment: 1x3000word assignment (100%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on treatment planning for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5023 Implant Clinical Procedures 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Richard Chan, Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x5day block (8am - 5pm) + 3x3hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice + self-directed study Prerequisites: (DENT5020 and DENT5021 and DENT5022) or DENT5357 Corequisites: DENT5024 Assessment: clinical case (1+2) presentations (summative) (80%), log book details (20%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on clinical procedures for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5024 Implant Clinical Procedures 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Richard Chan, Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 2 Classes: clinical experience + 3x3hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice + self-directed study Prerequisites: (DENT5020 and DENT5021 and DENT5022) or DENT5357 Corequisites: DENT5023 Assessment: clinical mentor feedback (30%), barrier assessment / viva voce (70%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on clinical procedures for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5025 Implant Prosthodontics

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Richard Chan, Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x5day block (8am - 5pm) + 3x3hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice + self-directed study Prerequisites: (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358 Corequisites: DENT5026 and DENT5027 Assessment: 1x3000word assignment (80%), log book details (20%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on prosthodontic procedures for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5026 Implant Surgery - Prosthodontics

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Richard Chan, Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x5day block (8am - 5pm) + 5x3hr mentored clinical sessions in private practice + self-directed study Prerequisites: (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358 Corequisites: DENT5025 and DENT5027 Assessment: clinical case (3+4) presentations (summative) (40%), clinical mentor feedback (30%), assignment 2 presentation (20%), log book details (10%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on surgical and prosthodontic procedures for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5027 Implant Advanced Procedures

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Associate Professor Richard Chan, Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x4day block (8am - 5pm) Prerequisites: (DENT5023 and DENT5024) or DENT5358 Corequisites: DENT5025 and DENT5026 Assessment: 1x3hr written examination (40%), viva voce (30mins) (40%), case documentation (10%), log book details (10%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit provides students studying at the postgraduate level with clinical and evidence-based information on advanced clinical procedures for oral implant care.
Textbooks
Recommended resources including texts and publications will be provided in class.
DENT5028 Oral Rehabilitation Clinical

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg, Dr Kent Yuen, Ms Alison Reid Session: Semester 1 Classes: Block mode (1 x 5 days) plus professional practice Assessment: Viva Voce (50%) Oral Implant Case Discussion (50%) Mode of delivery: Block mode
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study includes patient management with a focus on history and assessment, mouth preparation digital treatment planning and hands on preparation of imaging guide. This unit of study is only available for those candidate articulating to the Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Implants).
Textbooks
Recommendations of specific publications and texts will be provided
DENT5029 Oral Rehabilitation 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg, Dr Kent Yuen, Ms Alison Reid Session: Semester 2 Classes: Block mode (1 x 5 days) plus professional practice Prerequisites: DENT5020 and DENT5021 Corequisites: DENT5030 Assessment: Case Report (History and Assessment) (100%) Mode of delivery: Block mode
This unit of study is a blend of preparatory material for oral implant management which includes integration of the management of occlusion. It will include a focus on treatment planning with site assessment, radiographic interpretation with appropriate guides and development of a specific occlusal scheme.
Textbooks
Recommendations of specific publications and texts will be provided.
DENT5030 Oral Rehabilitation 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg, Dr Kent Yuen, Ms Alison Reid Session: Semester 2 Classes: Block mode (1 x 5 days) plus professional practice Prerequisites: DENT5020 and DENT5021 Corequisites: DENT5029 Assessment: Viva Voce (50%) 1 x 3000 word assignment (50%) Mode of delivery: Block mode
This unit of study will focus on outcomes in oral rehabilitation and occlusion in fixed prosthodontics and include occlusion and temporomandibular disorders and consider of management of clinical complications. Simulation sessions on single tooth oral implant impression taking and preparation of provisional restorations.
Textbooks
Recommendations of specific publications and texts will be provided.