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Periodontology 3A - DENT5415

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.

Classes
5 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

(DENT5410 and DENT5411 and DENT5412) or DENT6329

Co-requisites

DENT5413 and DENT5414

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Discipline of Periodontics
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
Location
Westmead
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof. Axel Spahr
HECS Band: 3
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