This unit introduces the concepts associated with Professional Practice, Clinical Management and Population Oral Health. It also addresses the morphology, development, eruption and exfoliation of teeth to provide a framework for understanding the structure of primary and permanent teeth. The student will also be introduced to the discipline of Cariology and the prevention and management of the disease of dental caries. Students will be introduced to ethics and law. The treatment and restoration of advanced carious lesions will be introduced in Tooth Conservation and Endodontics, where the early development of technical skills in the simulation clinic will be supported by didactic teaching sessions.
Information available on Compass Events Calendar, including lectures, tutorials and practical simulation.
Written Summative assessment x 2, formative and summative practical assessments plus continuous sessional assessment during simulation activities.
SDDM5111, SDDM5113, SDDM5114