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Intermediate Orthodontic Theory - DENT5168

This unit is a series of lectures and daily tutorials on fundamental orthodontic theory. The topics in this unit include recent developments on the topics of growth and development, craniofacial anatomy cephalometric analysis, biomechanics of tooth movement, biomechanical traits of brackets and archwires. Students are required to read and critically review the designated reading and present their views in the tutorials. The students are also required to complete an assignment on a relevant topic and present it during the tutorials.

5x1.5hr morning tutorial/lecture and 5x2hr evening tutorial/lecture /wk

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

Notes will be distributed in class.


DENT5165 or DENT6227


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Discipline of Orthodontics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof M. Ali Darendeliler
HECS Band: 3
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