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Basic Orthodontic Theory - DENT5165

Year - 2018

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.

5x1.5hr morning tutorial/lecture and 5x2hr evening tutorial/lecture /wk

1x1hr viva (50%) and 1x3hr written exam (50%)

Notes will be distributed in class.


DENT5162 or DENT6226


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Orthodontics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler
HECS Band: 3
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