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Orthodontics Clinical Training 6 - DENT5167

Year - 2018

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.

Classes
5x7hr clinic training/wk.

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

Textbooks
Notes will be distributed in class.

Pre-requisites

(DENT5163 and DENT5164) or DENT6227

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Orthodontics
Study Mode: Clinical experience
Census Date: 31 Mar 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
Location
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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