Dental Medicine

Unit of study descriptions

Year 1

SDDM5111 Integrated Life Sciences 1

Credit points: 14 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Munira Xaymardan and Dr Jinlong Gao Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, CPL tutorials, seminars, theme sessions and practicals (dissections, prosections). Corequisites: SDDM5112, SDDM5113, SDDM5114 Assessment: Medical Sciences: 1 x formative written assessment and 1 x summative written assessment. Oral Biosciences: 1 x written summative assessment. Head and Neck anatomy: 2 x quizzes, 1 x written assessment and 1 x practical assessment Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The year will begin with the foundation of the medical sciences. This will include general Anatomy, general Histology, Infectious Diseases, Physiology, Immunology, general Pathology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Embryology and Genetics. Coinciding with these and continuing, there will be courses in Head and Neck Anatomy, Oral Embryology and Histology, Oral Microbiology and Biomaterials. Organ systems in health and disease will then begin including aspects of Skin and Mucosa, Musculoskeletal systems, Respiratory systems, Haematology and Cardiovascular systems. Oral Pathobiology, Dental Biochemistry and Oral Biology will also be introduced.
SDDM5112 Foundations of Clinical Dentistry A1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Susie Dracopoulos and Dr Michelle Heffernan Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practical simulation. Corequisites: SDDM5111, SDDM5113, SDDM5114 Assessment: Formative and summative assessment plus continuous sessional assessment during simulation activities. Practical field work: Practical simulation and clinical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit introduces the concepts associated with Professional Practice, Clinical Management and Population Oral Health. It also addresses the morphology, development, eruption and exfoliation of teeth to provide a framework for understanding the structure of primary and permanent teeth. The student will also be introduced to the discipline of Cariology and the prevention and management of the disease of dental caries. Students will be introduced to ethics and law. The treatment and restoration of advanced carious lesions will be introduced in Tooth Conservation and Endodontics, where the early development of technical skills in the simulation clinic will be supported by didactic teaching sessions.
SDDM5113 Foundations of Clinical Dentistry B1

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Tihana Divnic-Resnic and Prof Gregory Murray Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including weekly sessions including lectures, tutorials, simulation and clinical practicals and laboratory practicals. Corequisites: SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5114 Assessment: Formative and summative assessment plus continuous sessional assessment during simulation activities. Practical field work: Practical simulation, laboratory work Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study commences with Radiology, where the students are given the opportunity to take and report on radiographs within the simulated learning environment; and to develop diagnostic skills in interpretation of normal anatomical structures and disease. The student is also given an introductory framework to the diagnosis and rehabilitation of patients with tooth loss and diseases of the supporting tissues, namely periodontal diseases. Introductory laboratory and didactic sessions will provide student knowledge on the range of rehabilitation options available to replace lost teeth and bone, including partial and complete dentures, implants and the basic theory of dental occlusion. An introduction to the management of older patients and patients with special needs will also be included.
SDDM5114 Research 1

Credit points: 1 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Shanika Nanayakkara Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, seminars and computer lab sessions. Corequisites: SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5113 Assessment: Formative continuous research assignments, summative research assignment. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This Unit of Study will commence with introducing the basic concepts in epidemiology, research and Evidence Based Practice (EBP). Students will become familiar with University of Sydney Library resources and services to DMD students, sources of dental information, conducting literature searches and managing scientific information. Students will also gain skills in identifying different study types, critically appraising clinical research literature and assigning levels of evidence to published research. Students will apply EBP principles in developing patient care plans for simple clinical case scenarios.
SDDM5121 Integrated Life Sciences 2

Credit points: 12 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Munira Xaymardan and Dr Jinlong Gao Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, CBL tutorials, seminars, theme sessions and practicals. Corequisites: SDDM5122, SDDM5123, SDDM5124 Assessment: Medical Sciences: 1x summative written assessment covering entire year content. Oral Biosciences: 1x written summative assessment covering entire year. Practical field work: Science practicals Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5122 Foundations of Clinical Dentistry A2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Susie Dracopoulos and Dr Michelle Heffernan (Assistant) Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials, and practicals. Corequisites: SDDM5121, SDDM5123, SDDM5124 Prohibitions: SDMD5111, SDMD5112, SDMD5113, SDMD5117 Assessment: 2 x practical assessments in Tooth Conservation and Endodontics; 1 x written summative assessmen in Cariology, Professional Practice, Tooth Conservation, Tooth Morphology and Endodontics; continuous assessment during practical sessions. Practical field work: Practical simulation and clinical sessions. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5123 Foundations of Clinical Dentistry B2

Credit points: 4 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Tihana Divnic-Resnic and Prof Gregory Murray Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials, simulation and clinical practicals and laboratory practicals. Corequisites: SDDM5121, SDDM5122, SDDM5124 Assessment: 1x summative written assessment in Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Paediatric Dentistry and Radiology; 2 x summative practical assessments in Radiology and Periodontics and continuous sessional assessment during practical sessions. Practical field work: Practical simulation and laboratory work Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues on from semester one and also introduces the disciplines of Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry. It aims to provide a thorough understanding of the science of craniofacial biology and its relevance to the development of normal and abnormal craniofacial growth and development, and to the prevention, interception and correction of dentofacial abnormalities by orthodontic means. It also aims to introduce a theoretical basis for the ethical clinical practice of dentistry for children and adolescents through engagement with and critical analysis of the current body of literature.
This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5124 Research 2

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Shanika Nanayakkara Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practicals. Corequisites: SDDM5121, SDDM5122, SDDM5123 Assessment: Summative written exam. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues from semester one, developing skills of research and Evidence Based Practice. Students will continue their research skills using University of Sydney library resources and services to DMD students, sources of dental information, conducting literature searches and managing scientific information. Students will also continue to gain skills in identifying different study types, critical appraising clinical research literature and assigning levels of evidence to published research. Students will apply EBP principles in developing patient care plans for simple clinical case scenarios.

Year 2

SDDM5211 Integrated Life Sciences 3

Credit points: 10 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Munira Xaymardan and Dr Jinlong Gao Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, CBL tutorials, seminars, theme sessions and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5113, SDDM5114, SDDM5121, SDDM5122, SDDM5123, SDDM5124, SDMD5111, SDMD5112, SDMD5113, SDMD5114, SDMD5116, SDMD5117, SDMD5121, SDMD5122, SDMD5123, SDMD5124, SDMD5125, SDMD5126, SDMD5127 Corequisites: SDDM5212, SDDM5213, SDDM5214 Assessment: Summative written assessments in Medical Sciences. Practical field work: Science Practicals Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Organ systems in health and disease will continue including Neurosciences, Endocrine systems, Gastrointestinal systems, Renal systems, Nutrition and Oncology. More advanced aspects of Oral Pathobiology, Dental Biochemistry and Oral Biology will be covered to support understanding of the clinical disciplines.
SDDM5212 Foundations of Clinical Dentistry A3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Susie Dracopoulos and Dr Michelle Heffernan Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar including lectures, tutorial and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5113, SDDM5114, SDDM5121, SDDM5122, SDDM5123, SDDM5124, SDMD5111, SDMD5112, SDMD5113, SDMD5114, SDMD5116, SDMD5117, SDMD5121, SDMD5122, SDMD5123, SDMD5124, SDMD5125, SDMD5126, SDMD5127 Corequisites: SDDM5211, SDDM5213, SDDM5214 Assessment: 2 x practical assessments in Tooth Conservation and Endodontics; Written assessment in Cariology, Diet and Nutrition, Professional Practise, Tooth Conservation and Endodontics; continuous sessional assessment during practical and clinical sessions. Practical field work: Clinical simulation and clinical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit will build on Year 1 to prepare students for patient care. The management and restoration of dental caries will be further developed with an introduction to primary care clinical practice and integrated treatment planning. Didactic and simulated practical sessions will develop the students understanding of more complex clinical presentations of Tooth Conservation and Endodontics. The student will further develop an understanding of anxiety, pain, phobias, anger and stress and the application of appropriate behavioural strategies Ethics and law will be expanded and Population Oral Health aspects will be presented in a broader context.
SDDM5213 Foundations of Clinical Dentistry B3

Credit points: 7 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Tihana Divnic-Resnic and Prof Gregory Murray Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5113, SDDM5114, SDDM5121, SDDM5122, SDDM5123, SDDM5124, SDMD5111, SDMD5112, SDMD5113, SDMD5114, SDMD5116, SDMD5117, SDMD5121, SDMD5122, SDMD5123, SDMD5124, SDMD5125, SDMD5126, SDMD5127 Corequisites: SDDM5211, SDDM5212, SDDM5214 Assessment: 1 x Required Competency Assessment in Local Anaesthesia; 1 x Required Formative Assessment in Radiology and continuous sessional assessments during simulation and clinical activities. Practical field work: Practical simulation, clinical sessions and laboratory work Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit builds on the fundamental concepts and procedures covered in year 1 to provide the important clinical procedures involved in prosthodontics, implants and denture construction. This unit also provides students with more advanced information and the fundamentals of diagnosis and management of periodontal disease. The foundations of Radiology and Paediatric Dentistry are further developed and an Orthodontic preclinical session enhances basic clinical skills. Oral Surgery is introduced and integrates head and neck anatomy with the principles and procedures associated with routine dental and oral surgical procedures, as well as pain management.
SDDM5214 Research 3

Credit points: 1 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Shanika Nanayakkara Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures and tutorials. Prerequisites: SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5113, SDDM5114, SDDM5121, SDDM5122, SDDM5123, SDDM5124, SDMD5111, SDMD5112, SDMD5113, SDMD5114, SDMD5116, SDMD5117, SDMD5121, SDMD5122, SDMD5123, SDMD5124, SDMD5125, SDMD5126, SDMD5127 Corequisites: SDDM5211, SDDM5212, SDDM5213 Assessment: Continuous research assessment Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
During the second year, students will commence engaging in hands-on research. Students will continue to apply skills gained in DMD1 in identifying different study types, critically appraising clinical research literature and assigning levels of evidence to published research. The key concepts in biostatistics will be introduced during this year. This unit of study will help the students to further developo their skills in accessing, organising and using information for ongoing learning. Students will acquire skills and gain competance on presenting the research findings.
SDDM5221 Integrated Life Sciences 4

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Munira Xaymardan and Dr Jinlong Gao Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, CBL tutorials, seminars, theme sessions and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5113, SDDM5114, SDDM5121, SDDM5122, SDDM5123, SDDM5124, SDMD5111, SDMD5112, SDMD5113, SDMD5114, SDMD5116, SDMD5117, SDMD5121, SDMD5122, SDMD5123, SDMD5124, SDMD5125, SDMD5126, SDMD5127 Corequisites: SDDM5222, SDDM5223, SDDM5224 Assessment: 2 x written assessments in Medical Sciences, 1 x written assessment in Oral Biological Sciences Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5222 Foundations of Clinical Dentistry A4

Credit points: 7 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Susie Dracopoulos and Dr Michelle Heffernan Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials, seminars and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5113, SDDM5114, SDDM5121, SDDM5122, SDDM5123, SDDM5124, SDMD5111, SDMD5112, SDMD5113, SDMD5114, SDMD5116, SDMD5117, SDMD5121, SDMD5122, SDMD5123, SDMD5124, SDMD5125, SDMD5126, SDMD5127 Corequisites: SDDM5221, SDDM5223, SDDM5224 Assessment: 1 x written exam in Tooth Conservation, Endodontics, Cariology, Professional Practice and Diet & Nutrition (OSCA / SBA); 1 x practical assessment in Endodontics and continuous sessional assessment of practical and clinical sessions. Practical field work: Practical simulation and clinical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues from semester one and introduces students to integrated clinical practice. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5223 Foundations of Clinical Dentistry B4

Credit points: 7 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Tihana Divnic-Resnic-Resnik and Prof Gregory Murray Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials, seminars and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5113, SDDM5114, SDDM5121, SDDM5122, SDDM5123, SDDM5124, SDMD5111, SDMD5112, SDMD5113, SDMD5114, SDMD5116, SDMD5117, SDMD5121, SDMD5122, SDMD5123, SDMD5124, SDMD5125, SDMD5126, SDMD5127 Corequisites: SDDM5221, SDDM5222, SDDM5224 Assessment: 2 x written assessments (OSCA /SBA) in Radiology, Local Anaesthesia / Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Occlusion, Implants and Paediatric Dentistry; 1 x practical assessment (simulated and clinical) in Periodontics and continuous sessional assessment of practical and clinical sessions. Practical field work: Practical Simulation, clinical sessions and laboratory work. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5224 Research 4

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Shanika Nanayakkara Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures and tutorials. Prerequisites: SDDM5111, SDDM5112, SDDM5113, SDDM5114, SDDM5121, SDDM5122, SDDM5123, SDDM5124, SDMD5111, SDMD5112, SDMD5113, SDMD5114, SDMD5116, SDMD5117, SDMD5121, SDMD5122, SDMD5123, SDMD5124, SDMD5125, SDMD5126, SDMD5127 Corequisites: SDDM5221, SDDM5222, SDDM5223 Assessment: Research proposal, 1 x summative written assessment Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description. In addition, a research proposal will be written for a project that will be undertaken and submitted in DMD4.

Year 3

SDDM5315 Integrated Clinical Dentistry A1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Judith Werner and Wendy Currie Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5211, SDDM5212, SDDM5213, SDDM5214, SDDM5221, SDDM5222, SDDM5223, SDDM5224, SDMD5211, SDMD5212, SDMD5213, SDMD5214, SDMD5215, SDMD5216, SDMD5217, SDMD5221, SDMD5222, SDMD5223, SDMD5224, SDMD5225, SDMD5226, SDMD5227 Corequisites: SDDM5314, SDDM5316, SDDM5317 Assessment: 1 x integrated written exam, 1 x media liaison assignment, continuous sessional assessment of clinical sessions and mentor reports. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides students with the necessary skills to expand their treatment planning skills for patients in a general dental practice situation, using non-invasive primary and secondary preventive strategies and to undertake the management of patients presenting in pain. Students will build on their initial clinical experience by expanding the complexity of cavities and range of materials used in their treatment of patients. The foundations of Endodontics will be deepened and broadened to include advanced concepts. Complementary to the clinical work, behavioural science learning topics will increase their understanding of children and adolescents and media liaison for professional dental practice. Population Oral Health will broaden their knowledge of primary dental care and ethical practice.
Preparation of elective proposal including acquisition of elective and academic supervisor. Students will have opportunity to develop skills in leadership.
SDDM5316 Integrated Clinical Dentistry B1

Credit points: 7 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Ayman Ellakwa and Dr. Smitha Sukumar Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5211, SDDM5212, SDDM5213, SDDM5214, SDDM5221, SDDM5222, SDDM5223, SDDM5224, SDMD5211, SDMD5212, SDMD5213, SDMD5214, SDMD5215, SDMD5216, SDMD5217, SDMD5221, SDMD5222, SDMD5223, SDMD5224, SDMD5225, SDMD5226, SDMD5227 Corequisites: SDDM5314, SDDM5315, SDDM5317 Assessment: 1 x integrated written exam, 1 x Required Competency Assessment in Fixed Prosthodontics, continuous sessional assessment of clinical sessions and mentor reports. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study will introduce students to the management of common denture-related problems frequently encountered in practice and includes repairs and reline procedures. More advanced rehabilitation procedures involving overdentures will also be introduced as well as the fundamental theoretical and technical framework for fixed prosthodontics. The crucial importance of the supporting soft and hard tissues will be emphasised by intensive exposure to diagnosis and management of common periodontal diseases with a focus on non-surgical periodontal therapy. This unit also aims to provide the student with the practical application of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning of simple malocclusions and interceptive cases. The learning sessions in Paediatric Dentistry will include restorative options (including pulp therapy), medically compromised patients, syndromes and clefts, and caries.
SDDM5317 Integrated Clinical Dentistry C1

Credit points: 10 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox and Dr Stuart McEachen Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5211, SDDM5212, SDDM5213, SDDM5214, SDDM5221, SDDM5222, SDDM5223, SDDM5224, SDMD5211, SDMD5212, SDMD5213, SDMD5214, SDMD5215, SDMD5216, SDMD5217, SDMD5221, SDMD5222, SDMD5223, SDMD5224, SDMD5225, SDMD5226, SDMD5227 Corequisites: SDDM5314, SDDM5315, SDDM5316 Assessment: 1 x written assessment in Oral Surgery, Conscious Sedation, Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine; 1 x Oral Surgery Short Case; 1 x Viva Voce and continuous sessional assessment in Radiology and Clinical sessions. Practical field work: Clinical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Integrated Clinical Dentistry C1 will be focused on clinical experiences of Human Disease in Dentistry. This will cover more advanced concepts and will be delivered through symposia, problem solving exercises and recorded lectures.
SDDM5314 Research 5

Credit points: 1 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof. Greg Murray Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5211, SDDM5212, SDDM5213, SDDM5214, SDDM5221, SDDM5222, SDDM5223, SDDM5224, SDMD5211, SDMD5212, SDMD5213, SDMD5214, SDMD5215, SDMD5216, SDMD5217, SDMD5221, SDMD5222, SDMD5223, SDMD5224, SDMD5225, SDMD5226, SDMD5227 Corequisites: SDDM5315, SDDM5316, SDDM5317 Assessment: 1 x summative assignment Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
In Year 3, students will continue their research project activities. At the completion of this unit of study, students present a draft report on their individual/group research projects. An important aim of this unit of study is to foster an evidence-based approach to clinical practice and strong inquisitive approach to learning throughout the course. Students will continue to apply skills gained in DMD 1 and DMD 2 in identifying different study types, critically appraising clinical research literature and assigning levels of evidence to published research.
SDDM5324 Research 6

Credit points: 2 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof. Greg Murray Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5211, SDDM5212, SDDM5213, SDDM5214, SDDM5221, SDDM5222, SDDM5223, SDDM5224, SDMD5211, SDMD5212, SDMD5213, SDMD5214, SDMD5215, SDMD5216, SDMD5217, SDMD5221, SDMD5222, SDMD5223, SDMD5224, SDMD5225, SDMD5226, SDMD5227 Corequisites: SDDM5325, SDDM5326, SDDM5327 Assessment: 1 x summative assignment (Preliminary research project) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study will build on the foundations of semester one. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5325 Integrated Clinical Dentistry A2

Credit points: 5 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Judith Werner and Wendy Currie Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5211, SDDM5212, SDDM5213, SDDM5214, SDDM5221, SDDM5222, SDDM5223, SDDM5224, SDMD5211, SDMD5212, SDMD5213, SDMD5214, SDMD5215, SDMD5216, SDMD5217, SDMD5221, SDMD5222, SDMD5223, SDMD5224, SDMD5225, SDMD5226, SDMD5227 Corequisites: SDDM5324, SDDM5326, SDDM5327 Assessment: 2 x integrated written assessments; 1 x case presentation; 1 x Required Competency Assessment in Endodontics; 2 x assignment in Population Oral Health and Nutrition; 1 x group report of a Kindergarten visit; continuous sessional assessment of clinical sessions and mentor reports. Practical field work: Clinical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study will build on the foundations of semester one. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5326 Integrated Clinical Dentistry B2

Credit points: 7 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Ayman Ellakwa and Dr Smitha Sukumar Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar Prerequisites: SDDM5211, SDDM5212, SDDM5213, SDDM5214, SDDM5221, SDDM5222, SDDM5223, SDDM5224, SDMD5211, SDMD5212, SDMD5213, SDMD5214, SDMD5215, SDMD5216, SDMD5217, SDMD5221, SDMD5222, SDMD5223, SDMD5224, SDMD5225, SDMD5226, SDMD5227 Corequisites: SDDM5324, SDDM5325, SDDM5327 Assessment: 2 x written assessments; 1 x Required Competent Assessment in Fixed Prosthodontics; 1 x assignment in Paediatric Dentistry; 1 x OSCA in Paediatric Dentistry; continuous sessional assessment of clinical sessions and mentor reports. Practical field work: Clinical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study will build on the foundations of semester one. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5327 Integrated Clinical Dentistry C2

Credit points: 10 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox and Dr Stuart McEachen Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5211, SDDM5212, SDDM5213, SDDM5214, SDDM5221, SDDM5222, SDDM5223, SDDM5224, SDMD5211, SDMD5212, SDMD5213, SDMD5214, SDMD5215, SDMD5216, SDMD5217, SDMD5221, SDMD5222, SDMD5223, SDMD5224, SDMD5225, SDMD5226, SDMD5227 Corequisites: SDDM5324, SDDM5325, SDDM5326 Assessment: 1 x written assessment in Oral Surgery, Conscious Sedation, Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine; 1 x Oral Surgery Short Case; 1 x Viva Voce; 1 x Residency Report and continuous sessional assessment in Radiology and Integrated Clinics. Practical field work: Clinical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study will build on the foundations of semester one. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5328 Electives 1

Teacher/Coordinator: Mrs Robyn Watson Session: Semester 2 Classes: Undertaken in an environment approved by the Coordinator or Delegate. Prerequisites: Year 2 of DMD Assessment: Completion of appropriate documentation. Practical field work: Students are permitted to do practical work in Sydney Dental Hospital and Westmead Centre for Oral Health but not permitted to do practical work on other placements. Mode of delivery: Field experience
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Note: The Elective programme offers an opportunity for professional development
The Elective option offers students an opportunity to undertake supervised experience in aspect of dentistry. The placement may occur locally, interstate or overseas. It is an opportunity to prepare for a particular career direction, explore different experiences or enhance skills in particular areas of a student's choice. Students organise their own Elective, but if advice or assistance is needed students can contact the Academic Elective Coordinator. Successful completion of this unit will be recorded on the student transcript.

Year 4

SDDM5414 Research 7

Credit points: 3 Teacher/Coordinator: Prof. Greg Murray Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar. Prerequisites: SDDM5314, SDDM5315, SDDM5316, SDDM5317, SDDM5324, SDDM5325, SDDM5326, SDDM5327 Corequisites: SDDM5415, SDDM5416, SDDM5417 Assessment: 1 x summative assignment (Final research report), 1 x oral presentation (EBP) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
An intensive course on Evidence-Based Dental Practice (EBP) comprises a major part of year 4 research unit of study. Students will apply EBP principles in developing patient care plans for clinical case scenarios. Clinical scenarios will be provided and the student are expected to apply the skills obtained during the first three years to critically analyse the scenarios and develop a management strategy based on evidences available. At the completion of this unit of study students will submit their completed research project report based on feedback following submission of the draft report.
SDDM5415 Integrated Clinical Dentistry A3

Credit points: 7 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Judith Werner and Wendy Currie Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5314, SDDM5315, SDDM5316, SDDM5317, SDDM5324, SDDM5325, SDDM5326, SDDM5327 Assessment: 1 x integrated written exam and continuous sessional assessment of clinical sessions. Practical field work: Clinical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit provides students with training to allow a broader scope of patient care including the knowledge and skills the necessary to perform more advanced restorative procedures and aesthetic dentistry techniques; the provision of complex endodontic procedures, including acute presentations, and the knowledge and application of clinical preventive techniques. Complementary to the clinical work, behavioural science learning topics will focus on management strategies for difficult patients, ageing patients, patients with special needs and communication impairment. The Population Oral Health component is designed to broaden the students¿ perspectives on the oral health of different population groups.
SDDM5416 Integrated Clinical Dentistry B3

Credit points: 7 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Ayman Ellakwa and Dr Smitha Sukumar Session: Semester 1 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar. Prerequisites: SDDM5314, SDDM5315, SDDM5316, SDDM5317, SDDM5324, SDDM5325, SDDM5326, SDDM5327 Assessment: 1 x integrated written exam and continuous sessional assessment of clinical sessions. Practical field work: Clinical Sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study aims to increase the students¿ understanding of the prosthetic rehabilitation of patients with complete, partial or immediate dentures, including implant over-dentures, denture maintenance and repair; provision of indirect inlays, onlays and full coverage crowns, bridges and implants. Students will undertake treatment and maintenance of patients with moderate to severe periodontitis, peri-implantitis, periodontal surgery, and predicting the prognosis of periodontally involved teeth.
The unit further aims to develop an understanding of behaviour management and pain control for paediatric patients; the provision of care for paediatric patients including those who are medically compromised as well as recognising and managing developmental anomalies. Students will gain an understanding of the knowledge and scope of orthodontics carried out by general practitioners as well as the diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea.
SDDM5417 Integrated Clinical Dentistry C3

Credit points: 7 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox and Dr Stuart McEachen Session: Semester 1 Prerequisites: SDDM5314, SDDM5315, SDDM5316, SDDM5317, SDDM5324, SDDM5325, SDDM5326, SDDM5327 Assessment: 1 x written assessment, 1 x Viva Voce and continuous sessional assessment in Clinical sessions. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Learning in Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine builds upon earlier material and will assist students to develop a critical understanding of the maxillofacial and oral diseases as well as systemic diseases with oral manifestations that may be encountered in the course of their professional career and be called upon to diagnose, prevent and treat. The course in Oral Surgery further prepares the student for surgical procedures beyond the level of skill acquired in earlier years, and exposes the student to the hospital setting and observing advanced surgical procedures. Study in conscious sedation develops deeper understanding of sedation techniques as well as of medical emergency and life support. The course content of Special Care Dentistry aims to develop the students¿ knowledge and skills to manage patients with special needs, including intellectual and physical disabilities, mental illnesses, neurodegenerative disorders and frail/elderly patients.
SDDM5418 Electives 2

Teacher/Coordinator: Mrs Robyn Watson Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Undertaken in an environment approved by the Coordinator or Delegate. Prerequisites: SDDM5328 Assessment: Completion of appropriate documentation. Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The Elective option offers students an opportunity to undertake supervised experience in community dentistry. The placement may occur locally, interstate or overseas. It is an opportunity to prepare for a particular career direction, explore different experiences or enhance skills in particular areas of a student's choice. Students organise their own Elective, but if advice or assistance is needed students can contact the Academic Elective Coordinator. Successful completion of this unit will be recorded on the student transcript.
SDDM5425 Integrated Clinical Dentistry A4

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Judith Werner and Wendy Currie Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practicals. Prerequisites: SDDM5314, SDDM5315, SDDM5316, SDDM5317, SDDM5324, SDDM5325, SDDM5326, SDDM5327 Assessment: 2 x integrated written assessments; 1 x integrated OSCA, 1 x integrated oral comprehensive assessment, and continuous sessional assessment of clinical sessions. This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description. Practical field work: Clinical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5426 Integrated Clinical Dentistry B4

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: A/Prof Ayman Ellakwa and Dr Smitha Sukumar Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar. Prerequisites: SDDM5314, SDDM5315, SDDM5316, SDDM5317, SDDM5324, SDDM5325, SDDM5326, SDDM5327 Assessment: 2 x written assessments; 1 x integrated OSCA, 1 x integrated oral comprehensive assessment and continuous sessional assessment of clinical sessions. Practical field work: Clinical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description.
SDDM5427 Integrated Clinical Dentistry C4

Credit points: 8 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Stephen Cox and Dr Stuart McEachen Session: Semester 2 Classes: Information available on Compass Events Calendar. Prerequisites: SDDM5314, SDDM5315, SDDM5316, SDDM5317, SDDM5324, SDDM5325, SDDM5326, SDDM5327 Assessment: Assessment: 2 x written assessments, 1 x Viva Voce and continuous sessional assessment in the Clinics. Practical field work: Clinical sessions Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
This unit of study continues from semester one. Refer to semester one description.