(Clinical Dentistry) Prosthodontics

Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics)

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry (Advanced Restorative)

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Advanced Restorative)

  Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry (Advanced Restorative) Graduate Diploma in Bioethics Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics)
Course code EG009 or CCLDARE1000 EF013 or GNCLDARE1000 EB005 or TCCLDPRO1000
CRICOS code 053860F 053861E 064292J
Degree Abbreviation GradCertClinDent(Advanced Restorative) GradDipClinDent(Advanced Restorative) DClinDent(Prosthodontics)
Credit points required to complete 24 48 144
Time to complete full-time 6 months 1 year 3 years
Overview

The course provides the opportunity to develop skills and acquire knowledge in advanced restorative dentistry and prosthodontics. The Graduate Certificate (Advanced Restorative) and Graduate Diploma (Advanced Restorative) are embedded within the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) and provide the students the opportunity to complete selected units of study.

Course outcomes

This course prepares candidates for work in a specialist practice in prosthodontics or a specialist clinic in a hospital.

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
DENT6371
Foundation: Fixed & Removable Pros
6
DENT6382
Foundation: Restorative Dentistry
6
DENT6385
Foundation: Orofacial Pain
6
DENT6000
Research Methods in Dentistry
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT6372
Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics1
6
DENT6386
Restorative Dentistry 1
6
DENT6389
Orofacial Pain 1
6
DENT6010
Dental Research Studies 1
6
Academic Year 2
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT6390
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 1A
6
DENT6391
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 1B
6
DENT6392
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 1C
6
DENT6011
Dental Research Studies 2
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT6394
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 2A
6
DENT6395
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 2B
6
DENT6396
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 2C
6
DENT6012
Dental Research Studies 3
6
Academic Year 3
Semester 1
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT6398
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 3A
6
DENT6399
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 3B
6
DENT6400
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 3C
6
DENT6013
Dental Research Studies 4
6
Semester 2
UoS code and name
Credit points
DENT6412
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 4A
6
DENT6413
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 4B
6
DENT6414
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 4C
6
DENT6014
Dental Research Studies 5
6

Table of units of study: Prosthodontics

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

Year 1

Graduate Certificate students are required to successfully complete the first 4 units of study.
Graduate Diploma students are required to successfully complete the first 8 units of study.
DENT6371
Foundation: Fixed & Removable Pros
6      Semester 1
DENT6382
Foundation: Restorative Dentistry
6      Semester 1
DENT6385
Foundation: Orofacial Pain
6      Semester 1
DENT6000
Research Methods in Dentistry
6      Semester 1
DENT6372
Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics 1
6    P DENT6371
Semester 2
DENT6386
Restorative Dentistry 1
6    P DENT6382
Semester 2
DENT6389
Orofacial Pain 1
6    P DENT6385
Semester 2
DENT6010
Dental Research Studies 1
6    P DENT6000 or DENT6126 or DENT6226 or DENT6276 or DENT6326 or DENT6382
Semester 2

Year 2

DENT6390
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 1A
6    P DENT6387 or DENT6372
Semester 1
DENT6391
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 1B
6    P DENT6388 or DENT6372
Semester 1
DENT6392
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 1C
6    P DENT6389
Semester 1
DENT6011
Dental Research Studies 2
6    P DENT6010 or DENT6127 or DENT6227 or DENT6277 or DENT6327 or DENT6386
Semester 1
DENT6394
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 2A
6    P DENT6390
Semester 2
DENT6395
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 2B
6    P DENT6391
Semester 2
DENT6396
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 2C
6    P DENT6392
Semester 2
DENT6012
Dental Research Studies 3
6    P DENT6011 or DENT6128 or DENT6228 or DENT6278 or DENT6328 or DENT6393
Semester 2

Year 3

DENT6398
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 3A
6    P DENT6394
Semester 1
DENT6399
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 3B
6    P DENT6395
Semester 1
DENT6400
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 3C
6    P DENT6396
Semester 1
DENT6013
Dental Research Studies 4
6    P DENT6012 or DENT6129 or DENT6229 or DENT6279 or DENT6329 or DENT6397
Semester 1
DENT6412
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 4A
6    P DENT6398
Semester 2
DENT6413
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 4B
6    P DENT6399
Semester 2
DENT6414
Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 4C
6    P DENT6400
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

DENT6000 Research Methods in Dentistry

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Manish Arora Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr tutorial/week x 10weeks Assessment: examination (50%) and weekly assignment (50%) Campus: Surry Hills Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day Associated degrees: D Clin Dent, Grad Cert Clin Dent, Grad Cert Clin Dent (Restorative), Grad Dip Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent (Restorative), M Phil.
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.
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. Campus: Surry Hills Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day Associated degrees: D Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent (Restorative).
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.
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. Campus: Surry Hills Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
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.
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. Campus: Surry Hills Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
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.
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. Campus: Surry Hills Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
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.
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. Campus: Surry Hills Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
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.
DENT6371 Foundation: Fixed & Removable Pros

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x10day block (9am - 5pm), clinical work, small group seminars, self-directed study Assessment: clinical work (40%), written assignments and literature reviews (40%) and clinical mentor feedback (20%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Block Mode Associated degrees: D Clin Dent, Grad Cert Clin Dent (Restorative), Grad Dip Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent (Restorative).
This unit provides an overview for students at the postgraduate level of clinical procedural and evidence-based information on fixed and removable prosthodontics.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this class.
DENT6372 Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 2 Classes: 1x5 day block (9am - 5pm), clinical work, small group seminars, treatment planning sessions Prerequisites: DENT6371 Assessment: clinical work (50%), written assignments (20%), and clinical mentor feedback (30%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Block Mode Associated degrees: D Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent (Restorative).
This unit provides for students at the postgraduate level details of clinical decision-making and evidence-based information on fixed and removable prosthodontics.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this class.
DENT6382 Foundation: Restorative Dentistry

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day Associated degrees: D Clin Dent, Grad Cert Clin Dent (Restorative), Grad Dip Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent (Restorative).
This unit provides an overview at the postgraduate level in restorative dentistry.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6385 Foundation: Orofacial Pain

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day Associated degrees: D Clin Dent, Grad Cert Clin Dent (Restorative), Grad Dip Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent (Restorative).
This unit provides an overview at the postgraduate level in orofacial pain.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6386 Restorative Dentistry 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 2 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6382 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day Associated degrees: D Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent (Restorative).
This unit provides further training at the postgraduate level in restorative dentistry.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6389 Orofacial Pain 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 2 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6385 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) Day Associated degrees: D Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent, Grad Dip Clin Dent (Restorative).
This unit provides further training at the postgraduate level in orofacial pain.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6390 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 1A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6387 or DENT6372 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides advanced training at the postgraduate level in clinical prosthodontics.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6391 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 1B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6388 or DENT6372 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides further advanced level training at the postgraduate level in clinical prosthodontics.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6392 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 1C

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6389 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides further advanced level training at the postgraduate level in clinical prosthodontics.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6394 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 2A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 2 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6390 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides further advanced level training at the postgraduate level in prosthetic dentistry.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6395 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 2B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 2 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6391 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides further advanced level training at the postgraduate level in prosthetic dentistry.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6396 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 2C

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 2 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6392 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides further advanced level training at the postgraduate level in prosthetic dentistry.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6398 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 3A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6394 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides further advanced level training at the postgraduate level in prosthetic dentistry.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6399 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 3B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6395 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides further advanced level training at the postgraduate level in prosthetic dentistry.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6400 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 3C

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 1 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6396 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides further advanced level training at the postgraduate level in prosthetic dentistry.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6412 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 4A

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 2 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6398 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides further advanced level training at the postgraduate level in prosthetic dentistry.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6413 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 4B

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 2 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6399 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides further advanced level training at the postgraduate level in prosthetic dentistry.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.
DENT6414 Advanced Clinical Prosthodontics 4C

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Iven Klineberg Session: Semester 2 Classes: clinical work and small group seminars Prerequisites: DENT6400 Assessment: clinical work and written assignments (100%) Campus: Westmead Mode of delivery: Clinical Experience Associated degrees: D Clin Dent.
This unit provides further advanced level training at the postgraduate level in prosthetic dentistry.
Textbooks
A recommended reading and text book list is provided for this unit in class.