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Periodontology 3A - DENT5415

Year - 2018

This course examines the aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, management and clinical significance of muco-gingival defects. The role of attached gingiva in the health of the periodontium is discussed. Various surgical modalities for the management of gingival recession, frenal attachments and shallow vestibules are studied and their role evaluated in clinical scenarios. Regular journal clubs are held to critically evaluate current literature.

5 x 1.5 hr seminars

End of year examination (100%)

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


(DENT5410 and DENT5411 and DENT5412) or DENT6329


DENT5413 and DENT5414


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Discipline of Periodontics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
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
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Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof. Axel Spahr
HECS Band: 3
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