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Unit of study_

Prevention in Special Needs Dentistry - DENT5243

Year - 2018

This unit of study provides the students with an opportunity to expand their understanding of Preventive Dentistry beyond prevention in common dental settings, towards effective preventive strategies in more challenging clinical settings, only infrequently encountered in general dental practice, but of frequent occurrence in Special Needs Dentistry. In particular, students are to develop an improved understand of the epidemiology, aetiology, pathogenesis, and preventive management strategies for dental disease, including caries, periodontal disease and oral cancer, appropriate to specialist clinical practice in Special Needs Dentistry.

Classes
clinical and practical sessions; lectures; didactic learning; self-directed learning

Assessment
1 x continous didactic participation (20%); mid semester assignment (10%); end of semester assignment (50%); clinical viva voce (10%); general viva voce (10%)

Textbooks
Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry. H Limeback. D28 Edition, Iowa State University Press, 2012; Prevention of Oral Disease, JJ Murray, JH Nunn, JG Steele. 4th Edition, Oxford University Press, 2003; Special Care In Dentistry. Handbook Of Oral Health. 1st Edition. C Skully, PD Dies, N Kumar. Churhill Livingston. 2006

Pre-requisites

DENT5200; GSDD5001, DENT5241

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Oral Pathology
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
Location
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Avanti Karve
HECS Band: 3
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