(Clinical Dentistry) Orthodontics

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics)

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Tooth Mechanics)

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Tooth Mechanics)

 

  Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Tooth Mechanics) Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Tooth Mechanics) Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Orthodontics)
Course code EG005 or GCCLDTOM1000 EF010 or GNCLDTOM1000 EB002 or TCCLDORD1000
CRICOS code N/A 064290M 0064272B
Degree Abbreviation GradCertClinDent(Tooth Mechanics) GradDipClinDent(Tooth Mechanics) DClinDent(Orthodontics)
Credit points required to complete 24 48 144
Time to complete full-time Exit qualification only Exit qualification only 3 years
Overview

The course provides the opportunity to develop skills and acquire knowledge essential for specialisation in orthodontics through a comprehensive curriculum of theoretical and clinical studies. The content of the course provides all treatment approaches in dento-facial orthopaedics and orthodontics including growth modification / orthopaedic treatment modalities, adult treatment and orthognatic surgery treatment, management of obstructive sleep apnoea in children and in adults, the use of temporary anchorage devices and the use of different fixed and removable appliance techniques including twin, self-ligating and lingual brackets and sequential thermoplastic aligners. All treatment approaches taught are based on refereed scientific literature.

Course outcomes

This course prepares candidates for work in a specialist practice in orthodontics or a specialist clinic in a hospital or in a University environment to pursue an academic career.

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 full-time. In order to fulfil the requirements for registration as a specialist in this field, all Units of Study must be taken in the following sequence. All units of study are compulsory unless otherwise noted.

Academic Year 1
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5160
Orthodontics Clinical Training 1
6
DENT5161
Orthodontics Clinical Training 2
6
DENT5162
Introduction to Orthodontics Theory
6
DENT6000
Research Methods in Dentistry
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5163
Orthodontics Clinical Training 3
6
DENT5164
Orthodontics Clinical Training 4
6
DENT5165
Basic Orthodontic Theory
6
DENT6010
Dental Research Studies 1
6
Academic Year 2
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5166
Orthodontics Clinical Training 5
6
DENT5167
Orthodontics Clinical Training 6
6
DENT5168
Intermediate Orthodontic Theory
6
DENT6011
Dental Research Studies 2
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5169
Orthodontics Clinical Training 7
6
DENT5170
Orthodontics Clinical Training 8
6
DENT5171
Advanced Orthodontic Theory
6
DENT6012
Dental Research Studies 3
6
Academic Year 3
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5172
Orthodontics Clinical Training 9
6
DENT5173
Orthodontics Clinical Training 10
6
DENT5174
Comprehensive Orthodontic Theory 1
6
DENT6013
Dental Research Studies 4
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT5175
Orthodontics Clinical Training 11
6
DENT5176
Orthodontics Clinical Training 12
6
DENT5177
Comprehensive Orthodontic Theory 2
6
DENT6014
Dental Research Studies 5
6

Table of units of study: Orthodontics

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

Year 1

DENT5160
Orthodontics Clinical Training 1
6      Semester 1
DENT5161
Orthodontics Clinical Training 2
6      Semester 1
DENT5162
Introduction to Orthodontic Theory
6      Semester 1
DENT6000
Research Methods in Dentistry
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
DENT5163
Orthodontics Clinical Training 3
6    P (DENT5160 and DENT5161) or DENT6226
Semester 2
DENT5164
Orthodontics Clinical Training 4
6    P (DENT5160 and DENT5161) or DENT6226
Semester 2
DENT5165
Basic Orthodontic Theory
6    P DENT5162 or DENT6226
Semester 2
DENT6010
Dental Research Studies 1
6    P DENT6000 or DENT6126 or DENT6226 or DENT6276 or DENT6326 or DENT6382
Semester 2
Gradute Certificate exit students are required to successfully complete the first 4 units of study.
Graduate Diploma exit students are required to successfully complete the first 8 units of study.

Year 2

DENT5166
Orthodontics Clinical Training 5
6    P (DENT5163 and DENT5164) or DENT6227
Semester 1
DENT5167
Orthodontics Clinical Training 6
6    P (DENT5163 and DENT5164) or DENT6227
Semester 1
DENT5168
Intermediate Orthodontic Theory
6    P DENT5165 or DENT6227
Semester 1
DENT6011
Dental Research Studies 2
6    P DENT6010 or DENT6127 or DENT6227 or DENT6277 or DENT6327 or DENT6386
Semester 1
DENT5169
Orthodontics Clinical Training 7
6    P (DENT5166 and DENT5167) or DENT6228
Semester 2
DENT5170
Orthodontics Clinical Training 8
6    P (DENT5166 and DENT5167) or DENT6228
Semester 2
DENT5171
Advanced Orthodontic Theory
6    P DENT5168 or DENT6228
Semester 2
DENT6012
Dental Research Studies 3
6    P DENT6011 or DENT6128 or DENT6228 or DENT6278 or DENT6328 or DENT6393
Semester 2

Year 3

DENT5172
Orthodontics Clinical Training 9
6    P (DENT5169 and DENT5170) or DENT6229
Semester 1
DENT5173
Orthodontics Clinical Training 10
6    P (DENT5169 and DENT5170) or DENT6229
Semester 1
DENT5174
Comprehensive Orthodontic Theory 1
6    P DENT5171 or DENT6229
Semester 1
DENT6013
Dental Research Studies 4
6    P DENT6012 or DENT6129 or DENT6229 or DENT6279 or DENT6329 or DENT6397
Semester 1
DENT5175
Orthodontics Clinical Training 11
6    P (DENT5172 and DENT5173) or DENT6230
Semester 2
DENT5176
Orthodontics Clinical Training 12
6    P (DENT5172 and DENT5173) or DENT6230
Semester 2
DENT5177
Comprehensive Orthodontic Theory 2
6    P DENT5174 or DENT6230
Semester 2
DENT6014
Dental Research Studies 5
6    P DENT6013 or DENT6130 or DENT6230 or DENT6280 or DENT6330 or DENT6411
Semester 2

Unit of study descriptions

DENT5160 Orthodontics Clinical Training 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 1 Classes: 4x7hr clinic training and 1x6hr workshop/wk. Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit familiarises students with the important aspects of orthodontic clinical sequences and basic clinical skills. It runs for two months and covers both basic theoretical and clinical orthodontic skills that are essential prior to undertaking patient treatment. This unit has a preclinical focus: Typodont simulation to manage and observe orthodontic tooth movement and wire bending sessions to learn and practice hand bending of wires.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5161 Orthodontics Clinical Training 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 1 Classes: 4x7hr clinic training and 1x6hr workshop/wk. Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit is designed to further familiarise students with the important aspects of orthodontic treatment sequencing by typodont simulations and to also learn clinical set-up and basic clinical skills. Further typodont training is carried out where students manage and observe orthodontic tooth movement prior to patient management. Wire bending sessions allow the students to hand bend a variety of structures from the wire. Basic clinical set-up sessions aim to teach students to undertake very basic procedures clinically, including bracket bonding, removable appliances placement and bonded appliance cementation.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5162 Introduction to Orthodontic Theory

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 1 Classes: 5x1.5hr morning tutorial/lecture and 5x2hr evening tutorial/lecture /wk Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit is a series of lectures and daily tutorials on fundamental orthodontic theory. The topics in this unit include the concept of growth and development, craniofacial anatomy and cephalometric analysis. Students are required to read and critically review the designated reading and present their views in the tutorials.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT6000 Research Methods in Dentistry

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Manish Arora Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1x2hr tutorial/week x 10weeks Assessment: examination (50%) and weekly assignment (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Research Methods in Dentistry is a postgraduate course designed to provide fundamental skills in clinical research design and critical appraisal of scientific literature for students intending to undertake research at the Faculty of Dentistry. The ability to critically evaluate journal articles is seen as an indispensable tool in the pursuit of clinical practice founded on Evidence-Based Dentistry.
All course material is provided on compact discs and through eLearning (formerly WebCT) via the University of Sydney's website. A detailed series of notes, tutorial exercises and recorded mini-lectures are included in the study material. Students are required to complete one tutorial exercise/assignment each week. Weekly tutorial sessions are held at Westmead Hospital and Sydney Dental Hospital.
Topics covered include epidemiologic study design, measures of disease frequency and association, as well as confounding, bias and measurement error. Considerable attention is paid to critical appraisal of journal articles. An introduction into diagnostic test studies, systematic reviews and basic biostatistics is also provided.
Textbooks
Class notes and full-text journal articles are provided via the course website.
DENT5163 Orthodontics Clinical Training 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 2 Classes: 4x7hr clinic training and 1x6hr workshop/wk. Prerequisites: (DENT5160 and DENT5161) or DENT6226 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit is designed to familiarise students with the important aspects of orthodontic clinical set-up and basic clinical skills. Students will be trained to undertake basic clinical procedures, including orthodontic bracket bonding, removable appliance placement and bonded appliances cementation.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5164 Orthodontics Clinical Training 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 2 Classes: 4x7hr clinic training and 1x6hr workshop/wk. Prerequisites: (DENT5160 and DENT5161) or DENT6226 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit is designed to further familiarise students with the important aspects of orthodontic clinical set-up and basic clinical skills. Students will be trained to undertake basic clinical procedures, including orthodontic bracket bonding, removable appliance placement and bonded appliances cementation. At this stage, the students also obtain basic skills in proceeding with correct treatment sequences.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5165 Basic Orthodontic Theory

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 2 Classes: 5x1.5hr morning tutorial/lecture and 5x2hr evening tutorial/lecture /wk Prerequisites: DENT5162 or DENT6226 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit is a series of lectures and daily tutorials on fundamental orthodontic theory. The topics in this unit include biomechanics of tooth movement and biomechanical traits of brackets and archwires. Students are required to read and critically review the designated reading and present their views in the tutorials. The students are also required to complete an assignment on a relevant topic and present it during the tutorials.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT6010 Dental Research Studies 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Greg Murray Session: Semester 2 Classes: Weekly attendance in research seminars (70% attendance required) and 2hr research sessions. Prerequisites: DENT6000 or DENT6126 or DENT6226 or DENT6276 or DENT6326 or DENT6382 Assessment: Candidates will be required to submit a treatise or written work in the form of a paper dealing with research on a specific topic. It should be the equivalent of one paper which would be acceptable for publication in a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal. In keeping with Academic Board policy there is an option to submit published work based on research undertaken while enrolled for this degree. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides the introduction to a research project, including the development of a research proposal and literature review. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the subject area of the masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The treatise or written work is in 5 parts all of which will be completed in a minimum of three years of full time study.
DENT5166 Orthodontics Clinical Training 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 1 Classes: 5x7hr clinic training/wk. Prerequisites: (DENT5163 and DENT5164) or DENT6227 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit is designed to familiarise students with the important orthodontic techniques including standard Edgewise, basic straight wire techniques (e.g. MBT). Each clinical technique is taught first by typodont simulation and then applied to patients. This Unit also gives the students opportunities to use a variety of bracket types, and practice choosing proper archwires from a wide range of preformed wires. Advanced skills training also covers the knowledge and use of advanced digital imaging systems, such as Dolphin, 3dMD, LaserDenta and their applications in assisting case diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment assessment.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5167 Orthodontics Clinical Training 6

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 1 Classes: 5x7hr clinic training/wk. Prerequisites: (DENT5163 and DENT5164) or DENT6227 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit is designed to familiarise students with the important orthodontic techniques including various straight wire modalities, functional appliances, miniscrew implants. Each clinical technique is taught first by typodont simulation and then applied to patients. This Unit also gives the students opportunities to use a variety of bracket types, especially the self-ligating brackets, and build up their ability to choose proper archwires from a wide range of preformed wires. Advanced skills training also covers the knowledge and use of advanced digital imaging systems in assisting case diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment assessment.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5168 Intermediate Orthodontic Theory

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 1 Classes: 5x1.5hr morning tutorial/lecture and 5x2hr evening tutorial/lecture /wk Prerequisites: DENT5165 or DENT6227 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit is a series of lectures and daily tutorials on fundamental orthodontic theory. The topics in this unit include recent developments on the topics of growth and development, craniofacial anatomy cephalometric analysis, biomechanics of tooth movement, biomechanical traits of brackets and archwires. Students are required to read and critically review the designated reading and present their views in the tutorials. The students are also required to complete an assignment on a relevant topic and present it during the tutorials.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT6011 Dental Research Studies 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Greg Murray Session: Semester 1 Classes: Weekly attendance in research seminars (70% attendance required) and 6hr research sessions. Prerequisites: DENT6010 or DENT6127 or DENT6227 or DENT6277 or DENT6327 or DENT6386 Assessment: Candidates will be required to submit a treatise or written work in the form of a paper dealing with research on a specific topic. It should be the equivalent of one paper which would be acceptable for publication in a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal. In keeping with Academic Board policy there is an option to submit published work based on research undertaken while enrolled for this degree. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides continuation of a research project, including the refinement of research methodology and data acquisition. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the subject area of the masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The treatise or written work is in 5 parts all of which will be completed in a minimum of three years of full time study.
DENT5169 Orthodontics Clinical Training 7

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 2 Classes: 5x7hr clinic training/wk. Prerequisites: (DENT5166 and DENT5167) or DENT6228 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit is designed to familiarise students with important advanced orthodontic techniques including invisible techniques (e.g. Invisalign and lingual). Each clinical technique is taught first by typodont simulation and then applied to patients. Advanced skills training also covers the further knowledge and use of advanced digital imaging systems in assisting case diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment assessment.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5170 Orthodontics Clinical Training 8

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 2 Classes: 5x7hr clinic training/wk. Prerequisites: (DENT5166 and DENT5167) or DENT6228 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit is designed to teach students how to combine and integrate various orthodontic techniques and apply them to resolving individual problems. The hybrid mechanism, which combines various bracket systems to achieve maximum effects, is also an important treatment philosophy that the students are required to learn and use in clinic.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5171 Advanced Orthodontic Theory

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 2 Classes: 5x1.5hr morning tutorial/lecture and 5x2hr evening tutorial/lecture /wk Prerequisites: DENT5168 or DENT6228 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit is a series of lectures and daily tutorials on advanced orthodontic theory. The topics in this unit include clinical trials and basic studies, narrative and systematic reviews on certain topics about clinical treatment modalities and their effects. This unit exposes students to contemporary developments of orthodontic treatment approaches and the supporting research, to understand the important philosophy of evidence-based orthodontics.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT6012 Dental Research Studies 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Greg Murray Session: Semester 2 Classes: Weekly attendance in research seminars (70% attendance required) and 6hr research sessions. Prerequisites: DENT6011 or DENT6128 or DENT6228 or DENT6278 or DENT6328 or DENT6393 Assessment: Candidates will be required to submit a treatise or written work in the form of a paper dealing with research on a specific topic. It should be the equivalent of one paper which would be acceptable for publication in a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal. In keeping with Academic Board policy there is an option to submit published work based on research undertaken while enrolled for this degree. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides continuation of a research project, including the refinement of research methodology and data acquisition. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the subject area of the masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The treatise or written work is in 5 parts all of which will be completed in a minimum of three years of full time study.
DENT5172 Orthodontics Clinical Training 9

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 1 Classes: 5x7hr clinic training/wk. Prerequisites: (DENT5169 and DENT5170) or DENT6229 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit is designed to teach students how to combine and integrate various orthodontic techniques and apply them to resolving complicated orthodontic problems. The students are taught to treat malocclusions using various techniques including combined mechanisms consisting of different techniques that are suitable for the specific case. The hybrid mechanism, which combines various bracket systems to achieve maximum effects, is also an important treatment philosophy that the students are required to further learn and use in clinic.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5173 Orthodontics Clinical Training 10

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 1 Classes: 5x7hr clinic training/wk. Prerequisites: (DENT5169 and DENT5170) or DENT6229 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit is designed to teach students how to coordinate and integrate with other dental or surgical specialties for an interdisciplinary approach for the orthodontic patient. Interdisciplinary management with orthognathic surgery is an essential approach that is studied. The students are required to undertake pre and post-operative orthodontic treatment analysis and discuss orthognathic approaches with the surgeon.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5174 Comprehensive Orthodontic Theory 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 1 Classes: 5x1.5hr morning tutorial/lecture and 5x2hr evening tutorial/lecture /wk Prerequisites: DENT5171 or DENT6229 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hrs written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit is a series of lectures and daily tutorials on comprehensive orthodontic theories. These include published studies on combined use of various techniques, and clinical trials that apply newly developed techniques. This unit also emphasises the recent developments of comprehensive orthodontic treatment approaches and the underlying research. This unit further exposes students to contemporary developments of orthodontic treatment approaches and the supporting research, to understand the important philosophy of evidence-based orthodontics.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT6013 Dental Research Studies 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Greg Murray Session: Semester 1 Classes: Weekly attendance in research seminars (70% attendance required) and 6hr research sessions. Prerequisites: DENT6012 or DENT6129 or DENT6229 or DENT6279 or DENT6329 or DENT6397 Assessment: Candidates will be required to submit a treatise or written work in the form of a paper dealing with research on a specific topic. It should be the equivalent of one paper which would be acceptable for publication in a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal. In keeping with Academic Board policy there is an option to submit published work based on research undertaken while enrolled for this degree. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides continuation of a research project, including data acquisition and analysis. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the subject area of the masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The treatise or written work is in 5 parts all of which will be completed in a minimum of three years of full time study.
DENT5175 Orthodontics Clinical Training 11

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 2 Classes: 5x7hr clinic training/wk. Prerequisites: (DENT5172 and DENT5173) or DENT6230 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit is designed to further teach students how to coordinate and integrate with other dental or surgical specialties for an interdisciplinary approach for the orthodontic patient. Students learn about independently processing the entire course of treatment, including diagnosis and treatment planning and the implementation of specific treatment based on its underlying mechanisms.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5176 Orthodontics Clinical Training 12

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 2 Classes: 5x7hr clinic training/wk. Prerequisites: (DENT5172 and DENT5173) or DENT6230 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Clinical experience
This unit is designed to teach students how deal with complicated situations in relation to case completion. The students are required to learn all of the procedures of terminating the treatment, including establishing a proper protocol for retention. They are also required to learn the protocols of case treatment summary and case records archiving.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT5177 Comprehensive Orthodontic Theory 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler Session: Semester 2 Classes: 5x1.5hr morning tutorial/lecture and 5x2hr evening tutorial/lecture /wk Prerequisites: DENT5174 or DENT6230 Assessment: 1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit is a series of lectures and daily tutorials on concepts of interactions between orthodontics and other disciplines. These include the reported success in interdisciplinary management of the orthodontic patient, and the appropriate sequences in managing the interdisciplinary team. This unit exposes students to the contemporary developments of orthodontic interdisciplinary approaches and the supporting research, to understand the important philosophy of evidence-based orthodontics.
Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.
DENT6014 Dental Research Studies 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Greg Murray Session: Semester 2 Classes: Weekly attendance in research seminars (70% attendance required) and 6hr research sessions. Prerequisites: DENT6013 or DENT6130 or DENT6230 or DENT6280 or DENT6330 or DENT6411 Assessment: Candidates will be required to submit a treatise or written work in the form of a paper dealing with research on a specific topic. It should be the equivalent of one paper which would be acceptable for publication in a peer reviewed scientific, academic or professional journal. In keeping with Academic Board policy there is an option to submit published work based on research undertaken while enrolled for this degree. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides continuation of a research project, including data analysis, treatise write-up and submission. The treatise is a formal piece of writing relevant to the subject area of the masters degree. Candidates will work on a specified research project under appropriate supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The treatise or written work is in 5 parts all of which will be completed in a minimum of three years of full time study.