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Unit of study_

Periodontology 2B - DENT5412

Year - 2018

This course examines the basic biology of wound healing in relation to bone defect repair and bone regeneration. The diagnosis and classification of periodontal bone defects are covered and strategies for management of these defects are examined. The indications, contra-indications and outcomes of guided tissue regeneration, grafting materials and regeneration - enhancing materials are discussed and evaluated. The course also covers orthodontic-periodontal inter-relationships for diagnosis, treatment planning and therapy. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current literature.

Classes
18 x 1.5 hr seminars

Assessment
End of year examination (100%)

Textbooks
Lindhe, Karring and Lang (2008) Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (5th ed.). Recommended scientific papers for each seminar.

Pre-requisites

(DENT5407 and DENT5408 and DENT5409) or DENT6328

Co-requisites

DENT5410 and DENT5411

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Periodontics
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: A/Prof. Axel Spahr
HECS Band: 3
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